Mount Gay, La Mauny Among Winners at 2017 RumXP

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - April 23, 2017

The results are in from this year’s RumXP rum jury at the Miami Rum Festival, and the winners include some established names and some new faces.

Barbados’ Mount Gay XO took home the top crown, winning best in class for the premium aged category, while Belize’s Tiburon Rum took home best in class in the aged rum category.

Martinique’s La Mauny took home the top honors in the agricole category for its Hors XO, while Jamaica’s Monymusk Classic Gold won best in class for the gold category.

Carmelita’s Spiced Orange won best in class in the flavored category, while Plantation OFTD won best for the overproof category.

RumXP is among the most prestigious rum competitions in the world and is held each year at the Miami Rum Festival.

See the full list of winners below:


Antelope Island Rum – Best In Class

Diplomatico Planas – Gold
Texas Silver – Gold
Plantation 3 Stars – Gold
Maggie’s Farm White – Gold


Plantation OFTD 69% – Best In Class

Lost Spirit Navy Style 61% – Gold

Mantawny 47% – Gold

Florida Mermaid – Gold


Carmelita’s Spiced Orange – Best In Class

Alligator Dark Chocolate – Gold

Plantation Pineapple – Gold

Rumjava Signature – Gold

Rumjava Cacao’mon – Gold


Black Magic Black Spiced – Best In Class

Carmelita’s Dark Spiced – Gold

Brinley Gold Spiced – Gold


Maison La Mauny 40% Hors XO – Best In Class

Trois Riveres VSOP 40% Reserve Speciale – Gold

Trois Riveres Rhum Vieux Agricole Hors D’Age 1998 2000 2007 – Gold

Trois Riveres 50% Rhum Blanc Agricole – Gold


Velho Barreiro Cachaca 40% – Best In Class

Paratiana Ouro Cachaca 42% – Gold

Werneck Gold 40% Cachaca – Gold


Monymusk Classic Gold – Best In Class

Maggie’s Farm Single Barrel – Gold

Plantation Original Dark – Gold

Aged Rum

Tiburon – Best In Class

Plantation Jamaican 2002 – Gold

Monymusk Special Reserve – Gold

Ron Del Barrilito – Gold

Plantiaton Barbados 5 Years – Gold

Premium Aged

Mount Gay XO – Best In Class

Cihuatan 12 – Gold

Centenario 20 – Gold

Plantation XO 20 – Gold

Centenario 25 – Gold

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