According to the testimony of his descendants, at the end of the 18th Century the Hacienda Botucal bore witness to Don Juancho Nieto Meléndez's burning passion for exploring the sources and processes responsible for the many alluring flavors of traditional beverages. He was particularly interested in artisanal production methods that, in spite of remaining relatively constant, were capable of yielding a wide variety of distinctly different outcomes. He was fascinated by the subtle complexities of the many environmental factors that affect the rum-making process, such as the weather and humidity of the tropics.
Colour : Amber.
Nose : Complex and characterful, with notes of maple syrup, orange peel, brown sugar and liquorice.
Mouth : Sweet toffee fudge and a seductive and elegant finish.