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Cava De Oro

Cava De Oro
Tequila Añejo

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$64

Cava De Oro
Tequila Añejo

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Amber color. Interesting, savory aromas of pickled pineapples and mustard powder, honeyed fruitcake, pine sap, and putty with a slightly chewy, crisp, off-dry medium-to-full body and a peppery, refreshing, long clove cigarette, sandalwood incense, grilled scallion, and mesquite honeycomb finish. A wild and rambunctious Añejo for adventurous shooters.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Funky, Spicy, Herbal & Spirity
Aroma Aroma: pickled pineapples and mustard powder, honeyed fruitcake, pine sap, and putty
Taste Flavor: clove cigarette, sandalwood incense, cedar plank grilled scallions, and mesquite honeycomb
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Finish Finish: Honeyed
Enjoy Enjoy: on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A wild and rambunctious Añejo for uninhibited imbibition.

The Importer

Stoller Imports

The Importer
4811 Emerson Avenue
Palatine, IL 60067
USA
1 847-350-3150

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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.