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Tequila Ocho

Jalisco (Los Altos Southern)
Nom 1474

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R M
Tequila Lover
14 ratings

Was on clearance bin - not sure if that had any impact. Light Agave nose, some vanilla, medium body, slightly sweet entry with agave, some bell pepper, but some alcohol burn, ok finish, alcohol lingers. Nothing stood out - but nose opens up to agave and vanilla spice.

Nose: Initial round rum note wrapped in light oak and spice. Dried fruit: citron and apricot. Fragrant fruitiness, subdued perfume aromas, and an appealing muted sour note. A touch of vanilla and ginger. Everything here is singing in tune. Flavor: Cantaloupe, tropical fruits and agave richness. Grilled pineapple basted with melted butter, dark brown sugar and sweet jerk spices. Some pepper heat and tannins play on the back palate on the finish.

Richard Mona
Tequila Fanatic
18 ratings

Louis Delfosse
Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings

scotty Roberson
Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings

John Welch
Tequila Honey Badger
991 ratings

For some reason this has shown up at a couple of retailers after being held back from the US market by Southern Wine and Spirits, the distributor in CA and other states for some Fleming Steakhouse $100 Margarita promotion bullshit. Finally tasting this blanco which should have been out 2 years ago. Citrus nose gives way to roast agave gives way to white pepper and a fade to some lingering sweetness. I don't like this as much as the 2016 Los Patos which was great, almost Ocho defining, while this is only very, very good. As if that's a bad thing, right?

Mike Eddins
Tequila Ninja
121 ratings

Andrew Irving
Tequila Fan
1 ratings

David Dittmann
Tequila Fan
3 ratings

The nose is clean, with hints of olive and oak and a bit of ocean. The palate is rich, slight drying and a small bit of light vanilla (very light). The finish is smooth, balanced and a slight mustiness... again, light alcohol, olive and light salt and virgin oak.

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