Diplomático Blanco is a super premium rum, designed and formulated carefully to achieve an extraordinary body, balance and softness. Only aged rums have been used in the formula, as in Venezuela by law the youngest component must have been aged in white oak barrels for at least 2 years. In Diplomático Blanco´s blend the rums used are aged up to 6 years old. To achieve its balanced and special body, the rum master blender combined light and heavy rums distilled in copper potstills. Finally, the rum is carefully filtered and treated with charcoal to achieve its brightness and transparency; additionally this treatment gives it an incomparable softness. Diplomatico Blanco has already won the coveted title of 'Rum Master' in the White Rums category at the Drinks Business Spirits Masters awards 2009.