Zacapa XO
by Zacapa

The art of slow



TypeAged Rum
Country  Guatemala
ABV40% (80 proof)
Age25 Years
Avg Rating (5)
Price
Connect Website

Overview

Crafted in Guatemala, Zacapa Rum is a work of art, and an expression of patience, richness, quality and master blending. Aged to perfection in the highlands of Quetzaltenango, Zacapa Rum develops its complex flavour and character 2,300m above sea level in the mystical House Above the Clouds.


Nose
A very open nose with a wealth of aromas that seem to evolve each time you nose the glass; a great balance of mature toasted oak, burnt caramel, dry-roasted nuts, marzipan and orange peel; a delicate floral note of honeysuckle in the background.
Palate
A wonderfully complex and satisfying balance of sweetness, fruit, spice and spirit, all tempered by the extra ageing stage in ex-cognac French oak barrels; long, smooth and sweet with a weight of dark cherry chocolate and flavours of intense dried fruits like sultana, date and prune; sweet oak spices of clove, vanilla and cinnamon, and lighter notes of dried mango and raspberry, with a subtle hint of ginger to finish. A connoisseur’s delight and the ultimate expression of the Master Blender’s art.


Serving Suggestions

Best enjoyed on a single large lump of pure, clear ice in a luxury rocks glass with a heavy base.

Reviews

Average Rating: (5)

5-Star
1
4-Star
0
3-Star
0
2-Star
0
1-Star
0

Trait Tags

Serve Neat
Aromatic
Aperitif
Perfect
Rich

Recent Review

Jeremy User Avatar
 
11 days ago

Sugarcane Honey Rum

This rum is particularly finely made with virgin sugarcane honey making it even smoother. Notes of wooden spice and dried fruits can be detected. A wonderful rum to drink neat or with one ice.

"Is this review helpful?   
Is this review helpful?   

Member Cocktail Recipes

Recent Cocktail Recipe

Lulu User Avatar
 
about 1 month ago

Dark N Stormy
  • 60 ml Aged Rum
  • 100 ml Ginger Beer
  • Lime Wedge (Garnish)

Fill a highball glass with ice and add your rum.
Top with ginger beer.
Garnish with a lime wedge.


"Is this recipe great?   
Is this recipe great?