Ultimate Beverage Challenge 93 points - Slightly funky nose, but not an herbaceous funk: earthy and woody. There’s also lemon and alcohol. Flavors are dominated by wood notes as well, along with molasses sweetness. Good long finish, with mouth-watering sweetness. (Apr 2016)
White rums are usually not aged. Caliche has FOUR different aged rums (3,4,5 and a small portion of Solera - 3 stacked layers of barrels) which add a particular character aroma and depth.
Caliche uses the Solera System. There is a 3 layer arrangement of casks. When using Solera rum for production you take the maturate from the lower layer casks, which are the oldest. Those casks are then refilled with product from the casks in the middle layer. Maturate from the upper layer is then used to refill the casks in the middle one to replace what was used