Rum "Matusalem" Gran Reserva 15 years old, gift box, 0.75 L
Has a deep amber color with a ruby hue.
Matusalem Gran Reserva has excellent balance and a very soft, silky texture. In an unusual bouquet brightest sounding notes of caramel in the background reveals tones of vanilla, raisins and prunes, and a long aftertaste delicate charms hints of spices.
Exquisite, mild aroma reveals notes of caramel, sweet vanilla, molasses and prunes.
In order to fully enjoy the great taste and aroma Matusalem Gran Reserva 15 Year Old true connoisseurs drink it very small sips from a glass tulip shape, which allows Roma to fully disclose all the flavors and subtle flavors. Drink used in pure form or with a small addition of ice. A nice addition might be a good Cuban cigar.
Matusalem Gran Reserva due to its superior quality already in 1881, earned platinum, and in 1904 and 1911 gold medals, the image which can be seen on the label. Unique characteristics rum obliged secret recipe that is passed down from generation to generation for over 130 years, as well as exposure undertaken on a "solera".
The highlight of this method is that the barrels are arranged one above the other in several layers, the number of which can be up to 6 or more, where the bottom row contains the oldest rum, and the top - the youngest. When rum decide to bottle, then from each drum located on the bottom row is discharged approximately one-third of the drink. In the barrel of the gap is filled with rum from the barrel, standing on the second floor and so on. The uppermost barrels filled just received the young rum. Crop year on the bottles of the Roma indicated very rarely, because it may be a drop of rum 100 years of aging. If, however, the year specified, this "birth date" of young Roma who participates in the "solera".
Matusalem rum its history dates back to the 70s of the 19th century, when the brothers Eduardo and Benjamin Camp, sailed from Spain to Cuba intending to seriously address on Liberty Island rum. By joining forces with Evaristo Alvarez, they have developed a new manufacturing technology of hot drink, bringing together information about the distillation process and the principles that have been used in the production of the famous Spanish wines, sherry and brandy. Together they created a secret formula to convert sugar cane molasses in a unique rum with an elegant bouquet of taste and aroma, which replaced the rough drink from the past. Matusalem rum first saw the light in 1872. It owes its name to the Spanish aphorism: "Esto es mas viejo que Matusalem", which means "Older than Methuselah," which refers to the apostle who lived to 969 years. So called brothers wanted to focus on the aging of rum, which is necessary to achieve a unique flavor and taste of the drink. At the same time a symbol of the brand -vzletayuschaya swallow, was intended to reflect the spirit of the freedom-loving people of Cuba.
Today, Matusalem rum produced in the Dominican Republic on the original recipe in 1872, as evidenced by the inscription on the bottle - "Formula Original de Cuba".