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Jose Cuervo

Jose Cuervo
Tradicional Añejo Tequila

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$32

Jose Cuervo
Tradicional Añejo Tequila

Category: Añejo Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Clear medium light golden amber color. Attractive, candied, herbal, sweet, tropical aromas and flavors of chocolate, purple flowers, grapes, raisins, apple cider, woody, and pineapple with a round, moderately sweet medium body and a warming, amusing, medium-length finish with accents of agave, tobacco, chocolate- dark and milk, wood, black tea tannins, tropical notes, and. A big after dinner Tequila, great with some tres leches cake and chill.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied & Spirity
Aroma Aroma: chocolate, purple flowers, grapes, raisins, apple cider, woody, and pineapple
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of agave, tobacco, chocolate- dark and milk, wood,, black tea tannins, tropical notes, and
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A big after dinner Tequila, great with some tres leches cake and chill.

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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.