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1800

1800
Milenio Extra Añejo Tequila

Category: Extra Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
97 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$225

1800
Milenio Extra Añejo Tequila

Category: Extra Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of cherry herring, ripe and medicinal cherry, highland scotch finished in sherry barrels, honeyed pastry dough, bread pudding, pecan pie, and cocoa butter with a round, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, complex, long finish with notes of dark honey, dried grass, mixed honey roasted nuts, pears, grilled pineapple, and payday candy bar. A beautiful expression of an extra añejo sure to be a special sipper for any agave fan.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: cherry herring, ripe and medicinal cherry, highland scotch finished in sherry barrels, honeyed pastry dough, bread pudding, pecan pie, and cocoa butter
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of dark honey, dried grass, mixed honey roasted nuts, pears, grilled pineapple, and payday candy bar
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Finish Finish: Long
Enjoy Enjoy: with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A beautiful expression of an extra añejo sure to be a special sipper for any agave fan.

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Extra Anejo Tequila

An extra añejo tequila must be aged for at least three years in oak barrels that have a maximum capacity of 160 gallons (600 liters). These are dark-colored tequilas - deep amber or copper - that have a spicy oak-influenced flavor with notes such as dark chocolate, tobacco and Asian spices. They typically have a long, refined finish.

Extra añejo tequilas can display great style, depth of flavor, and finesse and are meant exclusively for after dinner sipping.

It should be noted that among tequila producers, aging tequila for more than four years is a matter of controversy. Many tequila producers oppose doing so because they feel that "excessive" oak aging will overwhelm distinctive and delicate earthy, fruity, and vegetal agave flavor notes.

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