Tequila Ocho

Jalisco (Los Altos Southern)
Nom 1474

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Remy Newland
Tequila Wizard
884 ratings

The first reposado produced from the new Los Alambiques Distillery. Nose: Aroma of a freshly milled oak plank. Light jackfruit, strawberry, green apple and tangerine/grapefruit. A gentle floral waft. Warm spices: sweet powdered ginger, a kiss of cinnamon. Moist earth and minerals. Flavor: First sip brings chewy viscosity, brininess and feisty pepper. Next, subtle salty licorice and caramel undertones. The warm barrel spices noted in the aromas, play nicely into the tasting profile. Bold agave sweetness is the central player on this stage. Just an inkling of bitterness on the finish. I normally prefer the Platas in Ocho expressions. But I think El Tigre benefited from a couple of months in the barrel.

Remy Newland
Tequila Wizard
884 ratings

Nose: Lightly spiced; yet complex agave/amalgam entrance. A delicate touch of clove, nutmeg, powdered ginger and cinnamon clinging to the mango, green apple and cantaloupe fruitiness. A spritz of citrus and minerals. A splash of vanilla adds a comforting roundness to the aromas. An incredibly balanced nose - no individual notes crying out for special attention. Flavor: Robust cinnamon and pepper punch. Weighty and substantial in the mouth. Knock you out agave sweetness. Vanilla and almond paste, and a salinity that makes your mouth water. Some nuttiness as it fades. La Mula is much more than the sum of its individual notes. It’s a package deal that pleases in a gestaltist sort of way. This the second run out of Los Alambiques new distillery. It’s a winner.

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1111 ratings

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1111 ratings

Remy Newland
Tequila Wizard
884 ratings

Nose: The aromas come in layered waves. Herbal: celery, fennel and cilantro. Sumptuous agave sweetness, with tag-along cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. The smell of a salty sea breeze. Alkaline minerals, wet grass and soil. Citrus: Lima and grapefruit zest. A gentle waft of molasses. At 50.5%, virtually no ethanol blow back - just aromatic warmth. Flavors: The flavors come at you from all directions: Treble, midrange and bass notes. Staccato notes of anise, ginger, cinnamon and pepper punctuate the palate. Then rich round agave, hints of flowers, and ripe fruit components take a warmer, more prominent role in the profile. As Puntas continues to open up, coffee and dark chocolate bass notes emerge. Buttery and briney. A fine tribute to the last collaboration between Maestros Carlos y Tomas.

Scarlet Sanschagrin
Tequila Boss
517 ratings

Tropical fruit, caramel, anise, aromas and sweet taste and finish.

Nathan Bennett
Tequila Savant
265 ratings

Purchased for USD55 on January 8, 2022. A cut above the average Ocho blanco, but not quite exceptional. Very pleasant. Will likely add more details later.

Andrés Morán
Tequila Aficionado
50 ratings

Scarlet Sanschagrin
Tequila Boss
517 ratings

Incredible, complex aroma and doesn’t taste as high proof as it is.

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