Bottle of Fortaleza Añejo

Fortaleza Añejo

Nom
1493
331 Ratings See All
$73.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1493 ,
Agave Region : - ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Valles) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Tahona ,
Water Source : Natural spring water, Deep well water ,
Fermentation : Wood fermentation tanks, 100% agave, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation without fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : American White Oak barrels, Used barrels, Bourbon barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : Natural cork, Charcoal filtration, Distilled at or near proof, Blended batches, No additives

Tequila Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

71
Agave (cooked)
61
Caramel
60
Vanilla
47
Oak
35
Butterscotch
20
Pepper (black)
18
Butter
15
Earth
14
Honey
14
Cinnamon
13
Alcohol
12
Citrus

Flavors Detected

70
Agave (cooked)
52
Vanilla
49
Caramel
47
Oak
33
Butterscotch
26
Pepper (black)
23
Butter
17
Cinnamon
17
Earth
15
Citrus
15
Smoke
11
Honey

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Fan
2 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Aromas of vanilla, butterscotch, and cooked agave. I’m not a Anejo guy but this is pretty damn good. Their Blancos have similar aromas so you get consistent flavors and aromas across their brand.

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Very smooth. Has an almost buttery glide on your palate. Nice finish with some spice notes. Easy to sip on. Great sipping tequila. Price point is more than fair for a tequila of this quality.

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 90 Rating

I'm a rookie at this but the word that came to mind midway through my first glass was CLEAN. it's high quality stuff

Tequila Aficionado
54 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Wonderful aromas of roasted agave, caramel, and vanilla jump off the glass, followed by a mellow oakiness and a bit of fruit. Notes of black pepper, butter, cinnamon, and cherries also appear after opening up. The palate follows the aroma, with the addition of rich toffee and molasses. This is an excellent añejo, where the oak compliments the agave instead of overpowering it.

Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings
  • 100 Rating

My absolute favorite tequila. Everyone has their own certain preference for a style of tequila. Fortaleza is the perfect fit for my style.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 100 Rating

outstanding

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 98 Rating

strong agave odor smooth flavor with the right balance of sweet from agave

Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Aromas of Carmel with hints of vanilla, flavors of burnt maguey and brown sugar, finishes with hints of smoke with a light hotness.

Tequila Connoisseur
68 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Aroma : Cooked agave, vanilla, caramel. Some oakiness along with butter and olives. Taste : Full bodied, oily and complex with plenty of agave for an Añejo, vanilla and caramel, more oak and butter and olives. I also got some fruity/peach notes and butterscotch. Finish : Long lasting and slightly spicy, and prolongs butter, butterscotch, and oak notes. This is a good balance of sweet and spicy, and it's very complex. I've been away the past 2 weeks, and this was a great tequila to have after so long. I'm stocked on many more tequilas so I definitely hope they measure up to this.

Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Expensive. I had to see why it’s so highly rated and it lived up to it. I brought it over with a bottle of Pueblo Viejo Anejo- My brother liked it better, My Pop didn’t. All said its a great tequila, but at $100...

Tequila Warrior
47 ratings
  • 73 Rating

normal but well balanced in high quality. so smooth.

Tequila Fanatic
15 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Tastes really floral and grapefruit-ty.

Tequila Ninja
99 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Killer. Delicious balance of agave and oak. I was thinking the oak would be stronger due to the length of aging, but they’ve done an amazing job of letting the agave shine through. Well balanced, and reasonably priced IMO. Bravo

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Excellent Tequila with a more traditional flavor and strong agave taste and nose. More vegetal than sweet in flavor

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Vanilla, caramel, oak, borbon and earthy agave on the nose. The taste follows the nose pretty close in the order I listed with the earthy agave finish. This is a very nice Anejo! Lote 43-A

Tequila Connoisseur
70 ratings
  • 93 Rating

butterscotch oak some pepper. great long finish. love this tequila lotte 37

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Seriously amazing. Believe the hype. One of my favorite anejos.

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 95 Rating

heavenly smooth as silk pricey

Tequila Aficionado
52 ratings
  • 90 Rating

vanilla and agave on the nose. a bit of cinnamon on a long finish. excellent sipper!!

Tequila Guru
81 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Tequila as it was meant to be. Notes of pepper, the agave nectar in my apartment, citrus, butterscotch, vanilla, caramel, Barrel spices, and chocolate. Has a similar taste profile to the Siete Leguas D’Antaño

Tequila Lover
11 ratings
  • 89 Rating

A very unique tequila w artisanal production techniques in full effect. Love the tasting notes of spice and bubble gum!!!

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 89 Rating

these guys just make good tequila the old fashion way. love all there stuff. really good and flavourful.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 92 Rating

A beautiful añejo. Full but not overpowering. Rich without being too earthy. Nice long finish.

Tequila Fan
1 ratings
  • 94 Rating

excellent tequila. complex and intriguing. very unique. must try for anejo fans.

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 70 Rating

smells like a Mexican store, has a distinct herbal flavor, and smooth finish

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