€ 1 580,00On request
The Caroni 1996/2019 23yo 61,9% ‘The Last’ 39th Release, a paragon among rums, exuding complexity, and vivacious depth of flavor. It’s a concoction of true wizardry from the venerated Caroni distillery in Trinidad, selected by the adept independent bottler, Velier. A drink best described by Ruben Luyten from Whisky Notes as, “One of my all-time favourite rums so far, no doubt. Intense yet balanced and extremely complex. In short, an iconic last one and a must for all rum lovers”.
Number of bottles: 5522 on the label, but 5274 is correct
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The enigmatic scent of this exquisite rum greets your senses first. Unleashing an irresistible medley of rubber, tar, wood, mango, and glue notes, it builds anticipation for the experience that awaits. Each sip of this potent elixir, aged for 23 long years from Molasses with a Column Still, brings forth an explosion of bold flavors—tar, wood, leather, dirty, and barrel notes—in perfect harmony. At cask strength with an ABV of 61.9%, it’s not for the faint-hearted but for those who appreciate a good challenge.
Revered as ‘The Last Heavy Trinidad Rum,’ it harmoniously fuses the signature grunge of Caroni with an exquisite ensemble of delightful flavors. It carries the perfect balance of grit, wood, sweetness, and fruit, unfurling an unparalleled sipping experience that enchants the palate. It leaves you spellbound, a testament to its finesse and power.
As the concluding act in Caroni’s illustrious performance, the 39th Release ‘The Last’ encapsulates the essence of this esteemed distillery. However, a note of intrigue swirls around this release. The bottle label suggests a total of 5522, but Steffen Mayer, author of ‘Caroni – 100%Trinidad Rum’ and a distinguished rum enthusiast, mentions a tally of 5274. A discrepancy perhaps, but it only adds to the allure of this already captivating spirit.
With a laudable RumX community rating of 9.4/10 and an astounding 130 ratings, this rum is nothing short of a legend among its kin. This limited edition, available in just 5274 bottles, offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to relish this iconic libation. Don’t let this opportunity slip by. Add this heavy Trinidad rum to your collection, and with each sip, toast to the enduring legacy of the Caroni distillery.