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Cascahuín

Jalisco (Los Valles)
Nom 1123

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Antwane Nelson
Tequila Savant
245 ratings

Cooked agave and oak on the nose.. wet cement, earth and mustiness, but not in a bad way. Nice body not watered down…. Has some heat, black pepper with a long finish some fruitiness.. with the flavor of dried fruit. Sweetness and bitterness like dark chocolate …. Smell is like wow.

Ryan August
Tequila Guru
88 ratings

The nose is very much agave, minerals, and a saline note that is very nice. There’s an earthiness that I’m used to in Cascahuin but this is interesting. It’s not a dull earth, it’s more of a wet soil smell. Some citrus and then when it opens up, it gets more floral. The palate is definitely agave, a light smoke, and I’m getting those minerals. A little sweeter and less rounded earthiness. Some citrus and a fruity note that I find very nice. Overall, fantastic. This is the best I’ve had from Cascahuin. I’m going to give it a 5 on value because I’ve seen it from 79.99 all the way to 199.99. Super grateful to have tried this, very delicious.

Scott Sampson
Tequila Ninja
165 ratings

Rob Gerard
Tequila Ninja
126 ratings

Brian Byers
Tequila Savant
206 ratings

Mike B (Great Lakes Tequila Club)
Tequila Savant
214 ratings

Earthy mineral goodness! Smells earthy and grassy with notes of petricore, and longer tears. I’m tasting earth, agave, minerals, white pepper, anise, and orange rind, with a creamy mouth and a medium-long finish. The earthen pit cooking comes through, though not as smoky as Aniversario. Knocked off some points for price, but I really enjoy this one.

Greg Bartolotta @aged_agave
Tequila Phenom
303 ratings

Tasted through the different barrel selects at Cascahuin. Over all beautifully crafted Reposados. Aromas, flavors all and all sweet cooked agave, light barrel note with great spice and finish

Bryce Taylor (Austin Tequila Connoisseurs)
Tequila Savant
255 ratings

Cascahuín Cerro De Luz NOM1123 Cascahuín makes excellent tequila and this special offering was made with such intentionality and purpose. It’s mature agave that’s roasted in an earthy pit and then crushed by a tahona before it ferments in open air wooden vats with fibers. Deep well water is used along with copper pot stills. It’s distilled at or near proof. The final product is 49% ABV - 98 proof. There’s an earthy minerality with rustic qualities. Slight petrichor with hints of lemon and lime zest. The agave is buttery and sweet with a faint vegetal note. The nose is soft and clean. You’d never know it’s just shy of 100 proof. The rustic minerality appears on the palate. The agave is dense and buttery. It’s viscous which leads to a nice long finish. There’s lemon and lime zest with a spicy capsaicin tingle. There a sweet and tangy mixture of bell peppers, smoked jalapeños and raw honey. The smoke appears on the mid palate and lingers into the finish. There’s hints of cloves, peppercorn, anise and sweet peppers. It’s a delicious full flavored high proof Blanco that full of flavors. It’s complex without being confusing. Only 2,250 bottles are available worldwide so it’ll be hard to get one but if you have the chance get it.

Nic Soglanich (The Tequila Wanderer)
Tequila Ninja
107 ratings

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