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

Novo Fogo Chameleon Cachaça
93 points
Light gold color. Aromas of grilled fig, heirloom apple, hints of orange peel, and cedar with a velvety, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, elegant, long roasted pine nuts and hazelnuts, grilled citrus, endive, and whipped cream finish. A delicious Wood Aged Cachaca with bright grassy cane note coupled with creamy oak; a sophisticated treat on its own or in thoughtfully crafted cocktails.
Awards: 2021 Best Wood Aged Cachaca
93 points $32.99
Pitú Vitoriosa Wood Aged Cachaça
92 points
Dark amber color. Aromas of cherries jubilee, rick house, root beer, straw, black tea, and orange sorbet with a satiny, bright, light-to-medium body and a smooth, compelling, medium-length cedar, incense, raisin bread, and cardamom finish. A wood-centric Cachaça with sweet vanilla notes; try in an Old Fashioned or Manhattan style cocktail.
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. Savory aromas of hoisin, mustard seed, grilled sweet plantain, sesame candies, honey, and cardamom with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long dressed bok choy, pineapple preserves, and pound cake finish. A savory and satisfying Wood Aged Cachaça for sipping and mixing.