Full Review

Alquimia

Alquimia
Reserva De Don Adolfo 6 yr Extra Añejo Tequila

Category: Extra Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Certified Organic
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$125

Alquimia
Reserva De Don Adolfo 6 yr Extra Añejo Tequila

Category: Extra Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of cola and sassafras floats, white chocolate cherry nut fudge, exotic spiced chai, and seared cedar and sandalwood with a silky, bright, fruity medium-full body and a smooth, distinctive, long finish with accents of horchata, dried fruits, spumoni, and chocolate nuts. A well-balanced extra Añejo with great drinkability and complexity.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Fruity, Spicy & Rich
Aroma Aroma: cola and sassafras floats, white chocolate cherry nut fudge, exotic spiced chai, and seared cedar and sandalwood
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of horchata, dried fruits, spumoni, and chocolate nuts
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Finish Finish: Long
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A well-balanced extra Añejo with great drinkability and complexity.

The Producer or Importer

Alquimia Organic Tequila

The Producer or  Importer
961 W. 7th Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
USA
1 805-240-1577

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.

Best Buys for
Extra Añejo Tequila