About Wood Aged Cachaca

About Wood Aged Cachaca
Wood aged cachaça is just that, examples of this spirit that have been aged in wooden casks, often American white oak casks for a period of two to four years. This wood aging gives these spirits flavors of nougat, banana and caramel. They are quite stylish, with smoky, spicy characteristics and are ideal for mixing in exotic cocktails or enjoyed neat.

Top Picks for Wood Aged Cachaca

Pitú Vitoriosa Cachaça
92 points
Dark amber color. Aromas of Kentucky bourbon, toffee, glazed nuts, dried figs, leather, and sarsaparilla with a round, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a peppery, elaborate, very long dried grasses, grilled veggies, pressed flowers, honey, apricot chutney, and hot cinnamon candies finish. A bold, traveling journey of a Cachaca that offers a powerful and energetic flavor experience; the bourbon-lover’s cane spirit.
Samanau Cachaça Envelhecida
92 points
Golden amber color. Toasty, sweet aromas and flavors of cinnamon pastry, cardamom, tonka beam, maple creme, shortbread, and dulce de leche with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, elegant, medium-long finish evoking notes of vanilla custard, lavender, coconut cream, and cashew finish. A creamy aged cachaça packed a spice cabinet of flavor; a great sipper with endless cocktail possibilities.
Novo Fogo Barrel Aged Cachaça
90 points
Bright gold color. Aromas of poached pear, cinnamon-vanilla, green apple, brown butter, honey-roasted sunflower seeds, and sprouted grain biscuits with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, appealing, medium-long bruleed tangerine and paprika finish. A toasty Cachaca with well-balanced oak; bright, craveable flavors will keep you coming back for another sip.
90 points $34.99
Pitú Gold Cachaça
89 points
Gold color. Aromas of bison grass, fresh tarragon, honey, caramelized plantains, black olives, lavender, and toasty biscuit with a velvety, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long hot cinnamon candies, golden apple, spiced peach chutney, and maple glazed bacon finish. A smooth and spicy Wood Aged Cachaca best for sipping neat or in stirred cocktails; distinctive and conversation-worthy.