Stone fruit on the nose along with some very delicate floral notes coming from the bottom of the jarrito in addition to cascading barrel notes from the two aged products in this blend. Claiming to feature some of the oldest tequila produced by the brand and then not stating anything about the Añejo or Reposado components make that label statement more hyperbole than fact though the brand HAS been in business since the later oughts. I should go look at the Siembra web page to see what info is there. Very busy in the mouth at just 40% ABV this settles nicely on a barrel spice and fruit compote profile with some moderate oak and a nice wash of agave sweetness that stays on top of the light viscosity. A nice center tongue buzz adds some punch to the finish and rounds out this interesting release. Per the usual with current releases of this type the price is a serious drawback and this rating takes a hit as a result.
Found a bottle in a NYC restaurant, bought it by the oz and definitely worth it.
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Fruity and floral nose. Agave, fresh melon, pineapple, oak, with clove and some light citrus rind bitters—all balanced nicely. Light profile and dangerously easy sipper, especially for the price. Speaking of which, it’s a hefty price that dings the rating. But I hear there’s 700 bottles so that’s where the premium comes from. Salud!