Bottle of Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942

Type: Tequila
Nom
1449
2211 Ratings See All

Available in the App


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 : -

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

138
Vanilla
91
Caramel
61
Agave (cooked)
49
Oak
27
Butterscotch
23
Butter
18
Chocolate
14
Pepper (black)
13
Toffee
13
Cinnamon
12
Smoke
11
Flowers

Flavors Detected

115
Vanilla
83
Caramel
57
Agave (cooked)
41
Oak
25
Butterscotch
25
Pepper (black)
18
Butter
18
Cinnamon
17
Toffee
15
Chocolate
9
Whiskey
9
Smoke

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
104 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
120 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
398 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
664 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
121 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Loads of vanilla and caramel. An enjoyable anejo

Tequila Savant
204 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
175 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
1058 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
192 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Caramel vanilla smooth finish

Tequila Badass
334 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
227 ratings
  • 85 Rating

orange zest, ash, clay, maple

Tequila Wizard
841 ratings
  • 91 Rating

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

Tequila Badass
454 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
  • 85 Rating

It was good taste

Tequila Lover
12 ratings
  • 83 Rating

I was expecting more. Very smooth and good flavor but at this price point there are better values for sure

Tequila Maniac
31 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Damn, this stuff was great! Sweet agave , caramel, fruit, cinnamon,and wood notes. I’ve heard people say it is too sweet, I don’t believe this to be so, I believe it is very balanced. The value is up to the drinker, I won’t buy it, mine was given to me as a present.

Tequila Fan
1 ratings
  • 97 Rating

Vanilla

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 88 Rating

love this tequila. very smooth. rich agave flavor and smooth vanilla and caramel finish. a little on the pricy side but still worth it.

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Too sweet for my taste. Notes of agave and whiskey. A little overpriced and overrated in lieu of other less pricier Tequilas with similar notes.

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Notes of vanilla

Tequila Freak
28 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Seeet smokiness on nose Spicy palate, lots of agave - very round profile/linear Not syrupy at all - v lean across palate

Tequila Freak
29 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Smells very vanilla-y

Other news & reviews

Additional news and perspectives about

Forbes
Apr 24, 2020

The Top Ten Best Sipping Tequilas To Upgrade Your Home Bar

The highest end bottles of agave spirit are best enjoyed on their own. Here’s a look at some of the world’s best sipping tequilas.

TasteTequila.com
Jul 27, 2015

100 Favorite Tequilas, According to Hardcore Fans

100 tequilas that received the most "likes" from users of the Tequila Matchmaker app, as of July 2015

Men's Journal
Dec 18, 2013

The 18 Best Tequilas in the World

The struggle these days isn't in finding a superb, distinctive, and refined tequila – one that instantly erases any hangover memories of rotgut shots – but deciding among myriad great options.

TasteTequila.com
Oct 25, 2013

Don Julio 1942 Tequila: Old vs. New – Which is better?

Don’t you just love change? Let’s face it, most of us don’t, which is why it can be downright scary when theres a change to your favorite tequila. When the bottle changes you can’t help but worry if the tequila has changed as well. One such case is the me