Ron Zacapa Centenario Sistema
Solera 23 Year Rum 70cl Gift Set

Guatemalan Premium Aged Dark Rum

70cl / 40% ABV

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Arguably one of the most exquisite rums in the world. The Ron Zacapa 23yo is presented in a beautiful gift set complete with 2 branded glasses, perfect for enjoying the rum over ice, returning it back to the temperature during the ageing process.
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Ron Zacapa Centenario is a popular premium rum produced in Guatemala. Made using the concentrated first pressing sugar cane juice, which is called virgin sugar cane honey, rather than molasses and is aged and blended using a unique ageing system based on the solera method

This rum was a speciality Item made for just the owners of Industrias Licoreras (Distillery) for many years. Zacapa was mass created in 1976 to celebrate the centenary of the foundation of Zacapa, a town in eastern Guatemala.It is made using the concentrated first pressing sugar cane juice, which is called virgin sugar cane honey, rather than molasses and is aged and blended using a unique ageing system based on the solera method traditionally used for sherries. This process is overseen by master blender Lorena Vazquez.

The barrels are stored 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) above sea level in an ageing facility situated below the upper slopes of the mountains and volcanoes of Guatemala, where the temperature is an average of 62 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Celsius). This limits the amount of rum that naturally evaporates (commonly known in industry as The Angels Share) and ultimately allows the rum to age for 23 years where other distilleries struggle.

Early Zacapa bottles came in a bottle covered in a petate (a handwoven matting made from palm leaves which dates from the Mayan period). More recently they feature a band around the middle of the bottle.

AwardsInternational Rum Festival tasting Competition.1998,1999,2000 and 2001 -First Place - Premium Rums

International Rum Festival's Hall of Fame 2003 - First rum to be entered into the Hall of Fame Beverage Tasting Institue- Platinum Medal, 97 Points (Highest score of any rum)

Product Details

Size 70cl
Strength 40% abv
Brand Ron Zacapa
Presentation giftpack
Country guatemala
Rum Type dark xo rum
Cask Finish oak cask

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