Fortaleza Añejo

Type: Tequila
Nom
1493
525 Ratings See All
$73.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1493 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Tequila Valley) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Valles) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Tahona ,
Water Source : 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

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

96
Agave (cooked)
77
Vanilla
73
Caramel
64
Oak
41
Butterscotch
26
Pepper (black)
21
Butter
18
Cinnamon
17
Honey
17
Alcohol
16
Earth
16
Citrus

Flavors Detected

95
Agave (cooked)
66
Vanilla
63
Caramel
62
Oak
41
Pepper (black)
39
Butterscotch
29
Butter
24
Cinnamon
20
Citrus
20
Earth
18
Smoke
17
Fruity

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
113 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 Ninja
131 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 Ninja
194 ratings
  • 94 Rating

of the 3, this is bold leader. the man of the house. but he wears custom suits, drives a jag, and loves the ladies. not tough. ... experienced and smart. big vanilla on the nose. sweet, inviting, not at all intimidating. this bottle should come with a bear - skin rug and a fire place. pepper, mint, honey and molasses splash around in a dance upon your taste buds, before giving you a sample of smoke before disappearing. Rosa Mexicana, DC tall shot glass $13 tres enchiladas

Tequila Honey Badger
1009 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Lot 18

Tequila Ninja
192 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Tasted blind !..Interesting depth of flavor! Full flavored ...Like it a lot!.. Best Anejo!

Tequila Honey Badger
1085 ratings
  • 96 Rating

I would rate this a 10 for value if it weren't for the $129 before tax price in WA state. They sold so much at $109 (sarcasm) the distributor needed to raise the price over $20 per bottle. I shop online for this now or mule it back myself from CA.

Tequila Ninja
180 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Lot 13. Big, sweet nose with tons of butterscotch, honey and some pineapple mingled with agave. Lots of barrel notes on the palate, including vanilla, caramel and butterscotch, but with a nice oaky bite at the end to balance it out. This is such an easy sipper, highly recommended!

Tequila Savant
221 ratings
  • 95 Rating

Cuban Cigar Compatible.....Tip Top Sipper

Tequila Savant
262 ratings
  • 95 Rating

I think this might have been lot 14 or earlier. It was in a restaurant, so I didn't get the lot #.

Tequila Wizard
856 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Citrus deliciousness! Baked agave, vanilla, slightly spicy. This is a delightful long-term sipper. This is a unique tequila experience.

Tequila Freak
20 ratings
  • 93 Rating

lo probe en el restaurant Latequila en guadalajara, esta exquisito, muy suave sabor no saturado a roble, muy facil de pasar, agave cocido, citrico, manzanas y peras, y un toque leve de miel y vainilla, lo recomiendo!

Tequila Enthusiast
4 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Great overall anejo. I do think the blanco beats this out, but that doesn’t diminish its grand taste. Solid overall.

Tequila Fan
4 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Smooth, rich, & complex sip. There's a buttery richness up front and subtle cinnamon & banana end notes.

Tequila Fan
4 ratings
  • 100 Rating

very hard for me to get my hands ... obviously I was very excited! very clean oak barrel nose...Like smelling delicious pipe tobacco as a child. You know this is going to be a pleasurable drink based on the aroma alone. Creamy smooth with a gentle perfect burn on the finish... knowing this is additive-free and rooted in Tradition... this is truly as good as tequila gets!

Tequila Lover
14 ratings
  • 99 Rating

One of the best Tequilas on the market today. Flavor, Taste, Finish.

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Wow, this has such a great flavor profile with lots to unpack. The nose is full of agave but trimmed with baking spices and some light oak. The flavor is not super maple like other Añejos but rather still keeps its agave and herbal notes true while still being very soft and full like an aged tequila. Love this bottle dearly

Tequila Aficionado
49 ratings
  • 95 Rating

Caramel, vanilla, very round. Smooth and sweet taste taste, good mouth feel. Leaves a bit of a film in the mouth.

Tequila Fan
4 ratings
  • 96 Rating

The flavors and aromas of Fortaleza Anejo are like roasted hazelnuts with brown sugar, butter and cinnamon sticks - tossed onto a bed of morning dew grass with a light sprinkle of olive oil.

Tequila Connoisseur
67 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Aroma: cooked agave, pineapple, vanilla

Tequila Lover
14 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Happy Birthday to me... Love you Missy

Tequila Connoisseur
58 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Pretty excited to finally add Fortaliza Añejo to the collection. This Anejo did not disappoint. The color is a nice amber with decent legs. Aroma is amazing, honey, butterscotch, agave are detected immediately. Flavor is over the top. Butterscotch, agave, pepper, citrus and spices. Finish is smooth with light pepper at the front of the pallet .

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 95 Rating

Great stuff

Tequila Lover
12 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

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