Santa Teresa 1796

Santa Teresa 1796

Price: $35 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Santa Teresa

Region: Venezuela

40% ABV

Distillate: Molasses

Aged For: NAS, Solera

Cask Type: American white oak and French Limousine oak

Chill Filtered: Undisclosed, likely

Additives used: Yes

Color: Tawny

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Sweet maple syrup, coconut, tropical fruit, vanilla, butter

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: creamy, butterscotch, dried banana, oak, coffee, and citrus

Finish: Warm, medium length, oak tannins, pepper, vanilla, and dried fruits

Thoughts: Less sweet than Diplomatico, but in a similar style. If you enjoy dosed rums it’s a good buy, but if you don’t like El dorado or Diplomatico I would steer clear.

Score: 80 out of 100


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