Bottle of Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942

Type: Tequila
Nom
1449
1879 Ratings See All

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Production Details
NOM : 1449 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Ciénega) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Pot w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : Bourbon barrels, Used barrels, American White Oak barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : -

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Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

129
Vanilla
88
Caramel
58
Agave (cooked)
47
Oak
26
Butterscotch
23
Butter
18
Chocolate
13
Toffee
13
Pepper (black)
12
Cinnamon
11
Flowers
10
Smoke

Flavors Detected

109
Vanilla
79
Caramel
50
Agave (cooked)
38
Oak
23
Butterscotch
23
Pepper (black)
17
Toffee
17
Butter
16
Cinnamon
15
Chocolate
9
Smoke
8
Whiskey

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Guru
86 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 Ninja
102 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.

Tequila Badass
383 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Good stuff but doesn’t blow my skirt up, a tad too sweet with that vanilla bomb finish. This is a great gateway drug, turns people into true believers

Tequila Wizard
638 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Nose: Loads of creamy vanilla. Fruit, barrel spice and cream soda. Oily in the mouth. Balanced fruit, spices and pepper. A bit of maple towards the end. First rate tequila. Finish teases you to drink more...

Tequila Ninja
193 ratings
  • 91 Rating

sweet oak barrel front followed by deep caramel smooth sweetnees, light smoke and pepper finish. love the finish....almost minty and refreshing with enough oak sweetness to remind you of its fine aging roots.

Tequila Ninja
113 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Loads of vanilla and caramel. An enjoyable anejo

Tequila Savant
196 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Aromas of butterscotch, pineapple, caramel and agave. Flavors are smooth and enticing. Warm chocolate and agave. Finish is oak, agave, dark chocolate, cinnamon bark and hint of tropical fruit.

Tequila Ninja
81 ratings
  • 89 Rating

The aroma is very nice, with vanilla and black tea notes . 1942 is so easy on the palate, it's a perfect dessert tequila. Finishes with a strong toffee flavor.

Tequila Ninja
145 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Is this Tequila? The nose is awesome. I enjoy smelling this tequila as much as I like tasting it. The nose is full of caramel, vanilla and cooked agave with a hint of oak. The taste is sweet cooked agave, dry candy and caramel. The finish is as smooth as it gets! Salud!

Tequila Honey Badger
1015 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Must be in the mood for a vanilla bomb tonight so rated a few points higher. 26/06/2018. May just be my palate this evening, but this is a too sweet vanilla bomb to the point of being one note. Good but not great. A newer bottling from the last year or so.

Tequila Ninja
189 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Caramel vanilla smooth finish

Tequila Phenom
328 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Immediate blast of vanilla and caramel - sweet, sweet, sweet. Vanilla flavor mixes nicely with agave and spice. Soft, spice lingers on the finish. Overall, very nice but a little too much sweetness for my taste.

Tequila Savant
220 ratings
  • 85 Rating

orange zest, ash, clay, maple

Tequila Wizard
822 ratings
  • 91 Rating

This was rated using the blind rating feature of the Tequila Matchmaker.

Tequila Badass
439 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Beautiful vanilla nose and herbal notes once it opens up. A nice oily mouthfeel and warm finish.

Tequila Savant
218 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Aroma: Strong vanilla note. It's almost the only thing that I pick up on. There are some hints of caramel and almond Flavor: I always worry that with an XA the flavor will be overpowered by the aging in the barrel. But, it holds up here and maintains the strong vanilla note. Finish: Nice long smooth finish.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 90 Rating

lots of vanilla, sweet carmel flavor. Very smooth and little burn. I think it's overpriced at $130 a bottle. for the sweetness and aroma, there must be additives in it.

Tequila Fan
2 ratings
  • 94 Rating

This was my celebratory tequila upon defending my PhD Dissertation in Mechanical Engineering.

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Great tequila can’t go wrong with this classic

Tequila Freak
22 ratings
  • 100 Rating

Sabor elegante, a madera, intenso con un buqué que se disfruta en boca.

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 77 Rating

It's too sweet. I heard it's got additives in it, so there must be it. Strong vanilla aroma and taste. I would say it's a good dessert tequila, but not your typical sipper. Not worth the hefty price.

Tequila Fan
2 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Over the years the flavour has changed. It remains on of my top favourite go to tequilas because it has not given in to adding sweetness as many other fine bottlers have.

Tequila Lover
13 ratings
  • 76 Rating

Hmmm, similar to Clasa Azul reposado not blown away from what I was expecting. However, much less additive taste in 1942 and a bit more of a harsher finish, but I kind of appreciated it.

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Wonderful throughout. Vanilla and caramel on the nose, full bodied mouth feel and incredibly smooth on finish. Aroma excites from first sip to last, evolving complexities over a single cube of ice. No negatives, this tequila delivers.

Tequila Fan
1 ratings
  • 95 Rating

The bench mark has been set.

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