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Ron La Progresiva de Vigia 13

The taste of true cuba

La Progresiva is anchored in the historic Vigia´s experience of rum production with its´ traditional low-sugar crafting, blending and bottling by hand. Crafted using our store of 7000 casks of aged rum, locked away for decades, it has strong roots in history. However, La Progresiva embraces the future and follows the Cuban forward-way of thinking - La Progresiva is the progressive one.

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Still
column
Country
Cuba
Alcohol
41%
Volume
0,7l
Age
13 years
Produced by
Vigia

The taste of true cuba

La Progresiva is anchored in the historic Vigia´s experience of rum production with its´ traditional low-sugar crafting, blending and bottling by hand. Crafted using our store of 7000 casks of aged rum, locked away for decades, it has strong roots in history. However, La Progresiva embraces the future and follows the Cuban forward-way of thinking - La Progresiva is the progressive one.

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Still
column
Country
Cuba
Alcohol
41%
Volume
0,7l
Age
13 years
Produced by
Vigia

Cuba, the spiritual home of rum

In the early 16th century, Spanish settlers imported sugar cane plants into the Caribbean and the local communities of African slaves extracted the juice from the plant to create aguardiente: the precursor of rum. Three centuries later, in the mid-1800s, the rum style we know today as Cuban was devised. It was drier, more refined and delicate. This strong relation between rum and Cuba, creates a huge international potential for the Cuban brands. Cuba claims to be the home of rum and the pioneer of rum-based cocktails as Daiquiri and Mojito – as consumed by Cuban rum aficionado Ernest Hemingway.

The story

In central Cuba, a trove of fine heritage spirits has been matured for years. On October 6th 2019, a precious bottling from these 7000 rare, aged casks was launched. La Progresiva 13 by Vigia – the luxury sipping rum from Cuba. A true Cuban treasure became available to the world.

 

Deeply Cuban

La Progresiva is Cuban through and through. The Vigia expertise and craftsmanship is anchored in Cuba´s long history as the spiritual home of rum. Through the ageing, blending and bottling process in central Cuba, La Progresiva acquires the light and complex taste typically Cuban rum. Crafted by Cuban spirits connoisseurs The Island Rum Company, it is a refined sipping spirit of the sort previously reserved for the Cuban elite. Women master blenders craft La Progresiva from spirits grown in the red soil of Ciego de Ávila, central Cuba, where rum has been produced since 1577, at Bodega Vigia outside Havanna. VIGIA rums were originally reserved as gifts for visiting heads of state and the seal remains a mark of Cuban quality and adorns every bottle of La Progresiva. La Progresiva is a beautifully aged Cuban Rum with the renowned VIGIA quality.

 

Tasting Notes: 

Nose: Slight smoke and char with a heady dose of oak cask. Lively, vivacious and elegantly appointed.

Palate: A quite dry approach with a lot of tight woody notes. Burnt caramel, dried apple, even a bit of salinity is present, making this a dessert-like rum. There is a deep richness in the mouthfeel.

Finish: Medium long with a somewhat tannic finish on the back of the palate.

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  1. W
    Weix

    Ganz gut

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  2. M
    MuWa

    Quite average and a bit too strong alcoholic taste.

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  3. A
    Andreas

    Den va fin. Ganska spritig och inte så simmigt söt så kan nog va lite kärv att inmundiga i stora mängder ren, men att smutta på eller i drink👍 5☀️

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  4. A
    Alain

    Voila un très bon rhum. Pas trop fort, au nez cacao, notes boisées au palais, très équilibré

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  5. S
    SMI

    Ein spannender Rum. Der fruchtige Duft mit Noten von Ananas zusammen mit dem leicht torfigen Geschmack. Ein Erlebnis.

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  6. B
    Bc330zn

    Standard

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