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Cenote™

Cenote™
Añejo Tequila

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$64.99

Cenote™
Añejo Tequila

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Golden amber color. Fruity aromas and flavors of caramelized tropical fruits, chocolate and vanilla almond fudge, peach chutney, and sassafras float with a supple, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a seamless, complex, medium-long finish with notes of tres leche cake, latte with coconut milk, dried apricot, and spices finish. A delicious and inviting añejo tequila with lots of ripe agave notes in harmony with spicy oak.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Rich & Spicy
Aroma Aroma: caramelized tropical fruits, chocolate and vanilla almond fudge, peach chutney, and sassafras float
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of tres leche cake, latte with coconut milk, dried apricot, and spices
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Finish Finish: Long
Enjoy Enjoy: neat and on the rocks
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious and inviting añejo tequila with lots of ripe agave notes in harmony with spicy oak.

The Importer

Stoli Group USA, LLC

The Importer
135 E. 57th St, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10022
USA
1 212-858-9090

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Anejo Tequila

Spirits Glass Copita Amber.jpg
Serve in a Copita
Añejo ("old") Tequila is aged in wooden barrels (usually old Bourbon barrels) for a minimum of 12 months. The best-quality añejos are aged 18 months to three years Beyond three years they can be called extra añejo.

Aging takes place in barrels formerly used to mature bourbon and rarely Cognac. Those aged in the latter vessels have more of a mellow edge, with aromas ranging from vanilla to tobacco, while those aged in former bourbon barrels often have notes of dill and coconut from the American oak. Añejo tequilas should be sipped neat, after dinner in a copita or snifter and perhaps enjoyed with a cigar.