Bottle of Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942

Nom
1449
1338 Ratings See All
$124.99
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Distributed By Old Town Tequila
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Production Details
NOM : 1449 ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Ciénega) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : - ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : Bourbon barrels, Used barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : -

Tequila Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

102
Vanilla
65
Caramel
45
Agave (cooked)
37
Oak
19
Butterscotch
17
Butter
16
Chocolate
11
Toffee
11
Cinnamon
10
Flowers
10
Pepper (black)
8
Orange

Flavors Detected

84
Vanilla
55
Caramel
37
Agave (cooked)
28
Oak
18
Pepper (black)
16
Toffee
15
Butterscotch
14
Chocolate
13
Cinnamon
12
Butter
7
Alcohol
7
Flowers

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Savant
218 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Beautiful nose, caramel, butterscotch but still pepper and a hint of agave. Balance on the palette is great, spicy with loads of barrel. Finish represents the great barrel work with just the right amount of bitter.

Tequila Lover
14 ratings
  • 89 Rating

It’s a gateway tequila to the higher end of the spectrum, so to speak. Easy to find at most decent enough bars and on store shelves. It tastes really good, lots of oak, lots of vanilla and caramel, it’s a bit on the sweeter side but not as much as other higher end Añejo and XA’s. Perfect dessert tequila. It’s one of the tequilas that makes the average drinker say “I didn’t know tequila could taste like this”. Used to be a frequent “splurge” buy in my early 20’s when it was still about $100. Now that I’ve discovered better tequilas and that I KNOW I lean towards blancos more than anything, I don’t drink it nearly as much. Tough to justify spending $120-$150 on 1942 when Cascahuin, G4 and Terralta all have XA offerings for $100 or less. Still, a very fine tequila that’ll always very be special to me. It’s an awesome gift, whether you’re receiving a 1942 or gifting it. Goes great neat, no ice needed for this one. Salud!

Tequila Lover
12 ratings
  • 90 Rating

smells like maple syrup. smooth finish. very little burn. more of a warmth.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 92 Rating

An absolutely amazing tequila I wouldn’t want to say it so straight forward but Don 1942 is probably the best tequila at it’s price range and even above. Such a great smooth tequila, high quality & sweet. No tequila has ever made me say “wow” but this tequila.

Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings
  • 69 Rating

I was really disappointed with this tequila It was one of the few good bottles I thought I could find in Houma LA but nope not a good fit for me.

Tequila Ninja
118 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Thanks for the birthday tequila jay! Had to finally try the 1942. As advertised.

Tequila Maniac
31 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Seems like there are some changes that occurred over the years.. I have the old bottle (different recipe?) taste on that puppy is better than the “real” - have a few old bottles left that I guard under lock and key. I’m probably crazy but seems like the new bottle has gone through a few changes, the initial one while it changed not so good, but the new one is good.. I had one sit on my shelf for a few years at 1/2 bottle and seems that the “resting” has mellowed it out and is a special go to.. yum!

Tequila Ninja
183 ratings
  • 87 Rating

$30/neat at SR. Tequila. Nose: butterscotch and cinnamon with grass and wood. Palate is full and creamy with mint, white pepper, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Finish is mid to long with a taste of chocolate and cinnamon.

Tequila Freak
27 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Aroma : Butterscotch, oak, vanilla, caramel. Also some dark chocolate and almond. Taste : Medium/full bodied with some oils. Small amounts of agave, but lots of distinctive vanilla and caramel. Oak, cinnamon, toffee, and trace amounts of black pepper and orange flavor. Finish : Long with lasting notes of more vanilla and caramel, as well as oak, toffee and cinnamon. Light cooked agave here as well, but not much. This is an interesting one because it's definitely a sweet tequila with TONS of vanilla and caramel, but it doesn't seem "sickly" sweet. And although this is good, it doesn't have the best value at $120 USD for a bottle.

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Very smooth with wonderful vanilla flavors.

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 86 Rating

vanilla and toffee aromas with a sweet taste to complement the aroma. finish smooth and slightly dry

Tequila Fanatic
15 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Aroma: caramel, butter scotch, vanilla. Sabor: caramelo, pepper, agave. Smooth peppery agave finish. Dry.

Tequila Lover
8 ratings
  • 62 Rating

We’ve all been there and tried to impress someone by ordering this tequila. Maybe it worked - maybe it didn’t. Regardless of the outcome it’s slightly above average on a good day.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 96 Rating

a very good Tequila. taste is consistent, balanced finish.

Tequila Guru
80 ratings
  • 86 Rating

A little disappointed considering all the hype about this tequila. Still a good tequila that I will drink. Aroma is the best part: warm with agave and good sweetness. Taste is good but very simple. Finish is long lasting but not very tasty—just ok.

Tequila Fanatic
15 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Not complex. Super smooth

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 93 Rating

If this tequila was in the $85 range, it would be my go-to tequila. But if I'm going to splurge or someone is looking to get me a gift, this is at the top of the list.

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Yummy

Tequila Maniac
34 ratings
  • 98 Rating

Great Vanilla Aroma followed by a flowery bouquet. Taste starts very smooth with lots of depth as it expands across the tongue. Liquid has substance “thickness” ends with NO harshness or “Rasp”. What a great Tequila!!!

Tequila Freak
23 ratings
  • 100 Rating

My very first tequila purchase

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 96 Rating

The best I had. I discovered and love tequila thanks to this one!

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Good, but I expected more for the price. Extremely smooth Anejo

Tequila Lover
9 ratings
  • 92 Rating

the one that started my obsession

Tequila Fan
4 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Smells like dr. Pepper a little bit.

Tequila Aficionado
55 ratings
  • 85 Rating

A bit sweet for me. Very well balanced between agave and oak, but personally I’d like a bit more agave and a bit less sweet !! Sure to be a crowd pleaser, and would most likely convert a whiskey drinker to the beauty of agave.

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