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Dictador 2 Masters Ximenez-Spinola 1976

A 45 year-old Dictador Rum from a 1976 vintage finished in whisky casks was shipped to Jerez de la Frontera in the hot south of Spain. There the rum was matured for 9 months in 50 year-old French Oak Pedro Ximenez casks.
  • Nose: A profound and mellow nose-feel, lightly nose-drying. The top notes are of Christmas cake with burnt edges, with toasted flaked almonds, becoming gamey and meaty after a while (roast grouse). The mid-notes are both fruity (old Madeira) and floral - a heady, scented fragrance of tropical lilies on a hot night. The base note is reminiscent of burnt toffee.
  • Palate: A creamy, mouth-filling texture and a sweet taste overall, with treacle toffee in mid-palate and a suggestion of wine-marinaded and glazed pork. Then a perfumed finish, pleasantly mouth-cooling with lingering warm spice.
  • Colour: Deep polished rosewood, with crimson lights. Slow, thick legs, indicating texture.
  • Matured in 50 years Old French Oak PX
  • Time of Finishing: 9 months
  • Quantity: 390 bottles
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