The El Dorado 15 Años occupies a very high position in the ranking of the Rum. Described as "...attractive, rich in nuances, with a complex range of aromas with silky, refined sugar and banana. A silky entry leads to a flavor is light, with a vibrant body of caramel, dry, full of tropical fruit notes of which are surrounded by warm alcohol, with an aftertaste and firm, smooth oak spice. Similar to a Scotch, with tones of almonds. Perfectly proportioned, designed for long tasting." (Beverage Tasting institute of Chicago).For her such pride and care was rewarded in 1998, when the International Wine and Spirit Competition of London voted the El Dorado 15 Años" Best Rum in the World. When, in 1999, 2000 and 2001, the "Reserva 15 años" was confirmed as the best Rum in the world, and gave the manufacturer the prestigious trophy "Wray and Nephew", as an honor for having achieved consecutively this distinction.In 2002 and 2003, he won the gold medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition of London and the International Rum Festival, in the Super Premium category.
Long acknowledged as the Caribbean's premier rum, continuously winning medals for decades in the caribbean rum taste test held annually in Barbados, the El Dorado 15 Años" won in 2001, the Platinum award and was named as the "Connoisseurs' Choice" ("choice of experts" Tasting Institute of Chicago. In 2002 and 2003, this superb rum was awarded a gold medal at the International Rum Festival of Canada and the International Wine and Spirit Competition of London.