Bottle of Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942

Nom
1449
1764 Ratings See All
$129.99
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Distributed By Old Town Tequila
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Production Details
NOM : 1449 ,
Agave Type : - ,
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 : -

Tequila Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

125
Vanilla
85
Caramel
57
Agave (cooked)
46
Oak
25
Butterscotch
22
Butter
18
Chocolate
13
Toffee
13
Pepper (black)
12
Cinnamon
11
Flowers
10
Smoke

Flavors Detected

105
Vanilla
76
Caramel
49
Agave (cooked)
37
Oak
22
Butterscotch
22
Pepper (black)
17
Toffee
16
Butter
16
Cinnamon
15
Chocolate
9
Smoke
8
Whiskey

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Guru
81 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
620 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
192 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
112 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Loads of vanilla and caramel. An enjoyable anejo

Tequila Savant
184 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
126 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
1001 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
187 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
817 ratings
  • 91 Rating

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

Tequila Badass
432 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 Fan
1 ratings
  • 95 Rating

The bench mark has been set.

Tequila Fan
2 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Enjoyable by cost standards

Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Best tequila I've ever had, but its a bit pricey.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Good sipping tequila for an añejo of it's rank. value well priced. Aromas draw you in could not be mistaken.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Incredibly smooth. Peppery and spicy, but easy to sip and thoroughly enjoy.

Tequila Enthusiast
4 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Smooth sweet notes of vanilla.

Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Pricey, but a great indulgence. There’s a reason every decent tequila bar stocks 1942.

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 88 Rating

My 2nd favourite Don.

Tequila Guru
84 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Beautiful aroma of vanilla, oak, whiskey, sightly smokey, and some agave. The taste is delicious with oak, vanilla, whiskey, even a hint of tobacco for me. I am not tasting much agave but considering how long it aged in bourbon barrels that is not surprising. The finish is long and leaves so many flavors in your mouth. I have waited a long to try this and it was worth the wait.

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