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1800

1800
Milenio Extra Añejo Tequila

Category: Extra Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$224

1800
Milenio Extra Añejo Tequila

Category: Extra Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Clear mahogany color. Oaky, woody, chemical aromas and flavors of brown butter on saddle leather, warm palm trees, raisin bran and banana bread, and charred asparagus with a lightly tannic, fat body and a warming, intriguing, medium-length finish that shows notes of bitter green herbs and cocoa nibs, lemon honey black tea, pineapple, baking spices, and cardamon, and toasted mixed nuts and black pepper. Complex and bold without being aggressive; deep, rich flavors show up from the oak balanced by a backbone of agave from the nose all the way through to the long and sumptuous finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: brown butter on saddle leather, warm palm trees, raisin bran and banana bread, and charred asparagus
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of bitter green herbs and cocoa nibs, lemon honey black tea, pineapple, baking spices, and cardamon, and toasted mixed nuts and black pepper
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: with cigars and neat
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Complex and bold without being aggressive; deep, rich flavors show up from the oak balanced by a backbone of agave from the nose all the way through to the long and sumptuous finish.

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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.