Excellent! The nose is fruity and very inviting, not over-oaked. I tasted more fruit—probably dried cherries or plums, along with leather, cinnamon, and slight bitter oak. Sweeter vanillas and caramels are hardly noticeable. It’s actually quite light for its age. Rare special release comes with a HEFTY price that knocks points off, but otherwise a delicious XA.
The team behind the Tequila Matchmaker have launched a “Verified Additive Free” program for tequila brands and distilleries. This is the first known independent, additive-free verification in the spirits world.
Lou does a video review comparing Fortaleza, G4, Terralta, Pasote, and and Volans tequilas.
This gem is for serious Extra Añejo lovers who can deal with a higher price, but also an extremely high quality fine sipping tequila, from maybe the top tequila maker in the world.
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An outstanding extra Anejo from Felipe, solid flavors, agave forward, lingering finish. Looses a point or 2 for price ($600-$1000) Only 1000 bottles produced, great wood box / presentation