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Cabo Wabo

Cabo Wabo
Añejo Tequila

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$45

Cabo Wabo
Añejo Tequila

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of banana meringue pie, rocky road ice cream, honey roasted nuts, coconut flakes, and sugar snap peas with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, delightful, breezy finish that shows touches of almond latte, cayenne, hint of pickling spices, and tobacco leaf. A smooth and nutty Añejo that grows on you—given this some time to open up in the glass.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Mild
Aroma Aroma: banana meringue pie, rocky road ice cream, honey roasted nuts and coconut flakes, and sugar snap peas
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with touches of almond latte, bit of cayenne, hint of pickling spices, and tobacco leaf
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Finish Finish: Breezy
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A smooth nutty Añejo that grows on you—given this some time to open up in your glass

The Importer

Campari America

The Importer
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
1 212-207-4350

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Anejo Tequila

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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.