Full Review

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%
Clear golden yellow color. Aromas of Play Doh, orange oil, banana skins, and toasted cinnamon with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long arugala, orange zest, and bran cereal and raisin finish. A very good Añejo that features good quality barrels highlighting a richly flavorful base spirit.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: Play Doh, orange oil, banana skins, and toasted cinnamon
Taste Flavor: arugala, orange zest, and bran cereal and raisin
Smoothness Smoothness: Normal
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very good Añejo that features good quality barrels highlighting a richly flavorful base spirit.

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.