Bottle of Olmeca Altos Reposado

Olmeca Altos Reposado

Type: Tequila
Brand: Olmeca Altos
Nom
1111
607 Ratings See All
$19.99
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USD
Retail Partner Old Town Tequila

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Production Details
NOM : 1111 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Tahona, Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks, Fermentation with fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : American White Oak barrels, Used barrels, Bourbon barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof), 35-39% abv (70-78 proof)
Other : Cold filtered

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

48
Agave (cooked)
29
Pepper (black)
25
Oak
23
Vanilla
21
Alcohol
18
Caramel
14
Citrus
13
Cinnamon
10
Vegetal
10
Smoke
9
Earth
7
Flowers

Flavors Detected

56
Agave (cooked)
42
Pepper (black)
26
Oak
24
Alcohol
21
Vanilla
19
Cinnamon
17
Caramel
15
Smoke
12
Citrus
10
Whiskey
10
Barrel Spice
9
Vegetal

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Savant
228 ratings
  • 76 Rating

Bought to try and use in barrel aging project. Paid USD27.99 in January 2021. Aroma is somewhat herbal, which is nice, but also has some alcohol, which is not so nice. It reminds me a bit of 1800 from a long time ago. The nose has some nice things going on, but also some undesirable characteristics. First impression is that this is a decent reposado, in that the agave is more present than oak, probably due to use of large casks and/or short aging period. Flavor is inoffensive and subtle, nothing wowing though. This could be sipped, as a result. Oak characteristics are minimal, but round out the harshness (not much) of the blanco. The price is right, but you also get what you pay for.

Tequila Ninja
122 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Aroma : Cooked agave, oak, vanilla. Some pepper and cinnamon here as well. Taste : Some agave presence, caramel, cinnamon, not as much oak as I would expect from the aroma. Some black pepper as well as nutmeg and anise. Finish : Medium length with caramel, cinnamon, and orange flavor. More agave and very light pepper here as well. This doesn't have as much of the "green" flavor the Plata has, something I could do without, but I wish the flavors were more pronounced here.

Tequila Badass
418 ratings
  • 78 Rating

Really punchy, I would definitely recommend this for making cocktails, it scratches an itch that not many brands do(boozy and agave forward).

Tequila Connoisseur
70 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Some smokiness there.

Tequila Wizard
740 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Nose: Big agave aromas, earthy cellar notes, finely ground pepper and ripe red fruits. Flavor: Creamy caramel, cinnamon, cloves, anise, pepper and agave.

Tequila Ninja
194 ratings
  • 69 Rating

Good value, tastes a bit flavoured?

Tequila Ninja
145 ratings
  • 87 Rating

nutty chocolate notes, quick soft burn, easy finish

Tequila Ninja
121 ratings
  • 52 Rating

I don't get why some esteemed fellows tequileros are so lenient with this juice. I could taste the artificial-chemical vanilla sweetness even when mixed in a Jamaica Marg. Not for me, I don't care at what price!

Tequila Badass
269 ratings
  • 97 Rating

My Guess: 42

Tequila Ninja
86 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Buttered popcorn jelly belly aroma

Tequila Savant
182 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Aroma: This one is very briny. It almost reminds me a bit of an olive. There is also a hint of oak. Flavor: The flavor is a definite surprise. I was thinking it was going to be a bit salty but ended up being much more peppery. I also get a little hint of oak Finish: The finish is pretty mellow and not too exciting. It falls off pretty quickly.

Tequila Honey Badger
980 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Lot of spice in the mouth with some tongue numbing. Long finish.

Tequila Savant
209 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Light Gold , Quick Skinny Legs Vanilla , Sweet Baked Agave , Citrus & Oak Tahona Tastiness Full Flavor Nice Finish.......Solid Tequila & Excellent Value $

Tequila Wizard
820 ratings
  • 83 Rating

This tequila is definitely delivering a bang for the buck. It is priced low enough that it could be used by bars in cocktails, but I can drink this straight with no problem. The aroma isn't bad, but it's not my favorite part of the experience. The flavor is just loaded with sweet delicious caramelized baked agave, and the finish delivers a long and pleasant creamy vanilla treat. I am shocked that they can create this level of tequila at this price.

Tequila Lover
13 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Full aroma. Prominent oak and sweet on the nose. Some fruit scent of ripe black cherry and smoke, spice. Taste: Rich agave, citrus and cinnamon or allspice. Good on its own and fantastic in a fresh pineapple margarita.

Tequila Guru
82 ratings
  • 81 Rating

For this price range about as good as it gets.

Tequila Freak
18 ratings
  • 75 Rating

I'm not a big fan of whiskeys or bourbons or any barrel aged alcohol so I was kind of biased with this one. That aside, I still think it was decent especially for the price of just around $25 for the Repo.

Tequila Aficionado
53 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Nice nose of citrus and oak. Citrus, agave, oak flavors with a mild hint of vanilla. Fairly simple straight forward product. I could sip it neat, but would most likely use it in a cocktail.

Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Spice Sour

Tequila Fanatic
18 ratings
  • 72 Rating

vegetal, cooked agave with strong alchohol presence light notes of cinnamon in aroma and flavor. a light oak flavour, and hot with a mild sweet finish

Tequila Ninja
113 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Spicy aroma. Peppery Dry finish Good price Light body

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 68 Rating

Serviceable and easy. No real character, aside from the vanilla which is likely an additive. Not enough barrel presence for a repo. Inexpensive and would be good on a bar cart, made a great Ranch Water.

Tequila Maniac
33 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Nose smoky citrus spice alcohol Taste citrus mineral honey with very warm peppery finish

Tequila Savant
212 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Aroma : sweet agave, vanilla, oak, minerals Flavor- agave, minerals, oak, caramel Finish: medium, warm finish. Vanilla and oak linger Enjoyable. Like a sweeter version of Pasote Repo

Tequila Aficionado
48 ratings
  • 62 Rating

after drink alcoholic. like a whisky. Agave feeling(iced)

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