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

Sagatiba Preciosa Cachaça
98 points
Medium amber color. Complex, spicy aromas and flavors of cherry pipe tobacco and white ash, honeyed fruit cake and fig bread, cedar cigar box, and spiced bananas and mango with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, very long finish revealing notes of roasted nuts and banana leaves, vanilla cola, sassafras and mint, exotic tropical fruit chutney, and leather and polished wood finish. A superb sipping cachaça that will be fantastic with cigars.
Awards: 2017 Top 3 Best Spirits, 2017 Best Cachaça
Sagatiba Envelhecida Cachaça
95 points
Medium golden yellow color. Tropical aromas and flavors of caramelized bananas, toasted meringue, chestnut nougat, and nut oil with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, long finish manifesting notes of cane stalk and tobacco leaves, delicate spices, pepper, and minerals finish. An elegant and vibrant aged cachaça with great flavor, finesse, and versatility.
Samanau Envelhecida Cachaça
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.
Pitú Vitoriosa Cachaça
91 points
Bright amber color. Inviting aromas and flavors of brandied cherries, tangerine, dried banana, vanilla, espresso bean, zucchini blossom, and jasmine with a velvety, vibrant, fruity medium body and a polished, subtle, long finish with touches of milk chocolate, buttercream, tobacco, black olives, and leather finish. Alluring cherry-vanilla aromas open up to a slightly savory palate filled with bourbon-like character balanced with savory nuance; a smooth and dreamy aged cachaça with great length.
Batista Ouro
88 points
Light gold color. Smoky aromas and flavors of tar, lit tobacco, and burnt sugar with a supple, soft, dryish medium body and a warming, intriguing, medium-length finish with nuances of fuel, wet stones, and caramelized tropical fruits finish. A smoky, dusty cachaça for cigars and whisky cocktails.
88 points $39.99
Pitú Gold Cachaça
86 points
Gold color. Aromas of honeycrisp apples, nougat, butterscotch, and fresh herbs with a supple, bright, dry light body and a warming, interesting, medium-length green wood, wheat grass, toffee, and peppercorns finish. A piquant cachaça to add a spicy grassiness to craft cocktails.