Quick Sips: The aroma is one of caramel and coffee. When sipping, the Reserva tastes like you’re drinking straight maple syrup with its strong Demerara sugar and molasses tastes. A hint of orange can also be detected. The finish is short and elegant.
Applications: Most definitely a sipping rum.
Backstory: (via distiller) Diplomatic Reserva Exclusiva is an elegant and complex sipping rum, carefully crafted from the purest of sugar cane honeys. It is delicately distilled in ancient copper pot stills and aged in small oak casks for up to twelve years. Marrying a unique body with excellent balance has made it a reference for rum lovers and connoisseurs throughout the world.