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You can really tell this is an aged rum by the different flavors that come out over the finish. The nose starts almost like a sweet wine, but a sip proves not as thick as expected. Taste starts a little too spicy for my preference, but turns sweet and nice about half way though the finish. I don't like it enough to buy a bottle, but I certainly wouldn't turn down a double once and a while just for the unique flavoring.


Diplomatico single vintage rums are one of my all time favorites. I drank the 2000, 2001, and 2002 side by side, and I really struggled to tell them apart.

Has an amazing smell of rich butter toffee, caramel, and butterscotch, with a light sherry taste that isn't strong enough to detract from the rum. Taste is an amazing follow up to the nose. Strong at 43%abv, but so good the added strength is perfect. Another amazing rum from Diplomatico.

I like this one alot, great taste but it is abit expensive.

fruit, fruit, fruit :) smooth, sweet rum with touch of power = diplomatico

Great sipper, long aftertaste. În buna tradiție Diplomatico un rom minunat!

My first foray into the Diplomatico range and must say interesting but a very welcome to have a single vintage which I have never come across within my short rum journey.

Dark Amber/reddish in colour. Very nice aroma, complex am getting notes of burned sugar, some tobacco, maybe dried fruits.

This tastes silky smooth, mouth enveloping, sweet but balanced with the other flavours of spice. Long sweet, rich dry finish with a spicy tingling.

Perfect after dinner drink.

Schön kräftig und würzig. Abgang ist gut, könnte länger sein

Taste 8/10. This is almost same with 2002 very good & maybe very little bit more dry, 2002 likes me slightly more.

Light at start but strong startling and woody go through with herb ending. Of course sense of alcohol is present.

Diplomatico special. Like improved Reserva. Excellent present, to cabinet, delicate but still sweet and very fruity taste.

Ein herrlicher Rhum. Gut in der Nase. Dunkle Schokolade, Banane, Melasse. Am Gaumen, fruchtig und langer Abgang.

I am into fruity or mostly molasses flavored rums. But this is a nice burn rum

Comparable to the Reserva Exclusiva but an even more tasteful and smoother nose, aroma and overall tast. Top-notch!

Väldigt hög smak av lång lagring på ekfat och inte så söt utan fatkaraktären är starkast i smakspectrat, men ändå god i mitt tycke. Men som sagt inte min favorit rom då jag gillar något sötare smak.

One of my personal favourites, took a few tastes to true ly appreciate it, but love the sweetness from the sherry casks!

Nice, good, easy drinkeble rum... i am sure you Can do better for apox. 700kr.

This is definitely a tasty rum, but unfortunately it's just a little too oaky for my taste.

Diplomatico 2001 Single Vintage is an amazingly smooth rum, but the reality is that Reserva Exclusiva is less than half the price and offers you 98% the same experience. Both 2000 and 2001 Single Vintage bottles are very hard to find in the US, but taste exactly the same. If you find one, you have tasted both.

Here's my top 30 list:
1. Ron Tres Loco de Vinos from Vinoble Skanderborg
2. Ron Esclavo XO Cask Strength
3. Legendario Gran Reserva 15y
4. Cubaney Centenario 25-30y
5. Companero Panama
6. Ron Esclavo XO
7. Ron Millonario XO and 15y
8. Plantation Barbados XO 20th Anniversary
9. El Dorado 25y
10. Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva and Single Vintage
11. Presidente Marti 23y and 19y
12. Cubaney 18y
13. Pusser's 15y
14. Black Tot
15. El Pasador de Oro XO
16. Bavaro Black Ultra Premium
17. Punta Cana Esplendido
18. Edmundo Dantes 15y
19. Pampero Aniversario
20. Bacoo 12y
21. Ron Esclavo 15y and 12y
22. El Pasador de Oro Gran Reserva
23. Brugal Leyenda
24. Exquisito 1990 and 1995
25. Koloa Kaua'i Coconut
26. Plantation Gran Anejo Guatemala & Belize
27. Unhiq XO
28. Ron Hero 21y Solera
29. Punta Cana XOX
30. Ron Cartavio XO

Really delicious! Extremely good rum, not as good as the 2000, but hard to distinguish. You'd be hard put to find a better sipping rum!


it's a very good one ... sweet & harmonic taste ... wow.

I have got one bottle and might not buy another one near soon cause of the price but the taste is there !

One if the best rums, fantastic smell and taste. To be honest I cannot differentiate between 2001x 2000. The only price limits in regular sipping.

Diplomatico Single Vintage 2001 is a unique vintage rum developed from a single harvest, the best ever recorded in Venezuela.

Åbnet flasken, en masse sprit træder til og ingen tvivl om den har gavn af at stå sine år på bagen i minutter. Smagen er kraftig og en mindre eksplosion sker, og især single malt fadene kan ved åbning smages. Allerede efter et par minutter folder duften sig ud. Efter 10 minutter, stadig en større eksplosion, men en god en!! Eg, frugt, dadler og karamel i en god symfoni alt imens brystkassen får sig en tilpas varme. Fersken træder i den grad til mod slutningen, og lukker en fantastisk oplevelse! Er glad for jeg stadig har to uåbnede flasker!