Angostura 1824 Limited Reserve is a blend of the finest mature Rums, hand selected by the Master Blender from the choicest casks. These Rums are aged in charred American oak bourbon barrels for a minimum of twelve years before a highly skilled assemblage by hand and re-casking. Upon reaching optimal maturity, Angostura 1824 is hand drawn, filtered and hand bottled.
The Story begins with Dr. Johann Siegert, born in Grob-Waldiz in Silesia. He studied at the University of Berlin and became surgeon general of Simon Bolivar's army during the South American liberation wars. Posted to the town of Angostura, now know as Ciudad Bolivar in Venezuela, Siegert became a skilled apothecary with medicinal herbs, plants and roots to cure sick and wounded soldiers. One of these remedies became known circa 1824 as Armago aromatico or aromatic bitters
A rich bronze colour with seamlessly smooth texture and well rounded, medium to full body. The bouquet is seductively rich with aromas of sweet molasses and vanilla, honey, spice and complex cognac notes. The palate offers mouth watering flavours of honey, and fruit, chocolate, spices and herb. The finish is remarkably long and packed with flavour