Rum from Catalonia entered the list of the best in the world

Siete Villas 1511 rum, created in Les Preses (Girona) by the artisan company Spirits and Plus, won the jury of The San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This international competition, held in San Francisco, is one of the most prestigious competitions in the world, so the gold medal awarded to the rum from Catalonia is worth a lot. gin, whiskey, vodka and tequila from all over the world.

The jury makes its decision after a week of blind tastings, so it is the quality that plays the main role, not the brand of the drink. Siete Villas 1511 rum is aged in oak barrels for 3 years, therefore, when interacting with wood, it acquires a special taste. The jury highly appreciated the aroma, taste and aftertaste of the drink.

“Even though you start at a bad time, a high score helps you move forward,” says Juan Alberto Alvarez, the Cuban who makes the rum, stressing that it went on sale in March 2020 when the pandemic began. … According to the Cuban master, the production uses completely natural products without added sugar, as well as white oak barrels that were used to age bourbon. The cost of a bottle of Siete Villas 1511 rum is 29 euros.