Diplomatico Rum was founded in Venezuela in 1959 by Licorerías Unidas S.A (LUSA) who owned the distillery and the main shareholder was Seagram's International, which was one of the biggest wine and spirits companies in the world.
Emblazoned on every bottle of Diplomatico Rum is the portrait of Don Juancho Nieto Melendez, the man who inspired the the birth of this particular brand of rum. According to stories told by people from the region where the distillery is located, he lived nearby at the end of the 19th century.
He had a burning passion for exploring the sources and processes responsible for the many alluring flavours of traditional beverages, and in particular, rum. He was also very curious about the subtle complexities of the many environmental factors that affect the rum-making process, such as the weather and humidity of the tropics.
Applying the same passion and care as the man himself, Diplomatico rum pride themselves on their range of products.
About Diplomático Rum
Diplomático’s identity is forged on a commitment to quality and putting passion and heart into crafting exquisite rums. Reserva Exclusiva is created from a blend of 20% light rums and 80% pot still rums. This gives it its rich velvety texture and a moreish quality that makes it the perfect after dinner sipper. Enjoy Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva neat or on the rocks with a small side of dark chocolate and a slice of orange. Notice how the chocolate and orange enhance the flavours and textures of the rum as you sample them together slowly.