Often overshadowed by Santa Teresa's flagship 1796, Gran Reserva is a great mixing rum that can be enjoyed on the rocks as well.
This blend of rums aged up to five years in used American bourbon and whisky barrels, is one of the classic Caribbean rums that should be on every bar. Often overlooked by bartenders due to the plastic pourer that is required in many countries to ensure that the bottle is not refilled with a lesser product, the closure is being replaced which will make this rum much more accessible to consumers and the trade.
The aroma of caramelized fruit sugars and dark fruit is consistent with the initial taste. The body is characterized by cinnamon and nutmeg spices followed by the underlying smoky oak finish.