Barceló was founded in 1930 by Julian Barceló. During the 1980´s the brand established itself as a leader in the rum market and in 1992 started exporting to 10 countries. In 2001 a state of the art rum factory was built and today Barceló Rum is sold in over 40 countries. Created in 1980 by Miguel Barceló, Barceló Imperial is recognised for it's ageing, which guarantees a perfect blend of character and softness. It has been awarded as “the best rum in the world”, receiving the highest score in the history (97/100) of the prestigious awards of the Beverage Testing Institute of Chicago (1999). It has been developed through a rigorous selection of Dominican sugar cane becoming an exquisite and well balanced rum, recognized for its patient aging in American oak barrels, which guarantees a perfect balance of character and softness. Other rums produced include Barceló Premium Blend 30 Aniv., Platinum, Gran Añejo, Añejo, Dorado, Blanco and Barceló Cream.
Brilliant copper to amber.
Rich aromas of mocha, melted toffee, lush baking spices, and dried sour cherries and honeyed raisins.
A smooth supple entry to a dry-yet-fruity full body with great depth and evolving layers of spiced nuts, crème brulee, suede and dried fruit notes. Finishes with a long, peppery and elegant tobacco leaf, cigar box, and mineral accented fade.