Tequila G4 Blanco

Type: Tequila
Nom
1579
551 Ratings See All
$31.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1579 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Tahona ,
Water Source : Natural spring water, Rain water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation without fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : - ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : No additives

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

75
Agave (cooked)
42
Pepper (black)
40
Earth
23
Minerals
21
Citrus
14
Vegetal
13
Grass
8
Flowers
8
Agave (raw)
8
Alcohol
7
Wet Cement
7
Butter

Flavors Detected

76
Agave (cooked)
53
Pepper (black)
39
Earth
21
Citrus
21
Minerals
20
Vegetal
14
Butter
12
Vanilla
11
Agave (raw)
11
Alcohol
10
Grass
9
Herbal

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Connoisseur
64 ratings
  • 89 Rating

In the glass it’s perfectly clear and clean with tears that definitely linger. The expected mouthfeel is something to look forward to. On the nose it’s agave front and center. Fresh rain and minerals are also there, waiting patiently. The palate is again cooked agave dominant with minerals, black pepper, and grass complimenting nicely. Great mouthfeel as expected. It’s got a long finishing heat with a lingering vegetal component that is not unwelcome. Definitely a regular in my home collection!

Tequila Ninja
192 ratings
  • 90 Rating

One of the best examples of Los Altos tequila. Nice floral, agave forward, butter, light spice and pepper with a little citrus...just absolutely amazing

Tequila Ninja
107 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Aroma : Cooked agave, peppercorns, vegetal and light earth. Little bit of citrus here too. Taste : Lots of agave, black pepper and there's some earth and grass notes here as well that are unique in character. The trademark grass and earth of this tequila hold the place of minerality with Pasote. Full and thick flavor. Finish : Long and prolongs more cooked agave flavors and earth. It doesn't really do this tequila justice to say it tastes like "agave, pepper, earth, and grass" there's something unique about these flavors that you have to experience.

Tequila Ninja
120 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Oh yes. This is where it’s at. Minerals on the nose, limestone. Taste is agave forward, well rounded, slightly sweet. Fantastic taste. Great long finish, with just enough heat to remind you it’s a blanco. Love it

Tequila Badass
398 ratings
  • 92 Rating

OMG this is amazing!! Tons of agave with a confectionary backdrop, it literally makes me want to drink it by the pint!

Tequila Guru
85 ratings
  • 88 Rating

This tequila has a wonderful nose with notes of agave, earthy tones and citrus. Wonderful flavors of cooked agave and pepper with a beautiful balanced finish. Just a great blanco and one of my favorite blancos to sip

Tequila Ninja
123 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Cooked agave with a sweet floral and slight citrus on the nose. A full flavored blanco with nice long, smooth and well rounded finish. It’s one of the best out there.

Tequila Wizard
684 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Grassy nose, with nice earth and mineral notes. Some pineapple and a hint of lactic. Big ripe agave notes. Warm spices and caramelized agave embrace one another. Nice oily viscosity covers your tongue with light sweetness and crisp elements. Nice spiciness, and a faint taste of dill. A little smokiness on the finish.

Tequila Savant
262 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Nose of cooked agave and pepper. Few pearls hang on the glass while thick legs slowly sheet away. Mild entry that coats the palate, pleasantly viscous, but not in a thick sticky way. Moderate cooked agave, grapefruit and pepper notes predominate on the palate with very slight hints of butterscotch? Flavorful but not aggressive. Finish is slightly dry on the top of the palate, long and peppery with some baked agave sweetness lingering.

Tequila Ninja
106 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Minty!

Tequila Savant
205 ratings
  • 90 Rating

I also brought this wonderful spirit back from Tlaquepaque, Jal. I think I paid 200 pesos. I'm would be matching John Welch's rating with a 94 but I want to explain how I got to a 90. Aroma 20 flavor 30 finish 24 value 10. This tequila had everything I want except it was a little light on the nose. I hope it will be available for purchase in the US at a similar price range as I found in Mexico otherwise it will change my overall rating if I have to pay the ridiculous US prices.

Tequila Honey Badger
1066 ratings
  • 92 Rating

By design this tequila has a very low methanol content of less than 150ppm. This is accomplished from the very start by hand selecting only the finest estate grown agaves, trimming close to eliminate the waxy green leaves and by not adding any additives to the water used to steam the agave, which most distilleries use to prevent corrosion. The steam is then applied from the top down, which no one does and from the bottom up as the rest do. This prevents overcooking the agave on the bottom of the horno and undercooking at the top. After crushing the agave with a device of the owner's design, rainwater is added to make the fermentation slow and consistant after which a double distillation occurs in a copper still. The entire process is as clean and green as is humanly possible. It shows in the final product. Highly recommended.

Tequila Badass
334 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Aroma of wet cement and dirt with slight floral scent of sweet spice. Initial mild floral flavor along with something else I would describe as yeasty or bread-y. The flavor then builds to a peppery spice. Long warm, spicy finish. 7/24/2015 (updated)

Tequila Savant
218 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Aroma: The aroma is very interesting. It's a little sour and earthy. I get notes of citrus and clay. There is a hint of agave but it is very subtle. Flavor: Slight hint of pepper and raw agave. It's pretty mellow in terms of flavor but it builds into a pretty powerful finish.

Tequila Ninja
146 ratings
  • 86 Rating

It's a good blanco with a very nice mouthfeel and green elements, which somehow evoke other very popular blancos. The fact there is absolutely no burn pleasantly surprises in the entry, but short after ends up defining a certain lack of complexity.

Tequila Ninja
112 ratings
  • 87 Rating

I'm no expert tequila rater but here goes nothing. I brought this back from Arandas on my last trip and remember it being about $13 usd, a tremendous value. Very smooth for a Blanco, no burn at any stage of the tasting. I get lots of citrus and the after taste is very sweet. This is the first blanco I've tried where the oiliness on your tongue really stands out. Updated years later. Still oily in a good way. Green apple, grassy. Retails for $37 US and that's a very fair price.

Tequila Wizard
853 ratings
  • 91 Rating

This blanco may be one of the easiest to drink because there is absolutely zero burn. Part of me loves a really long finish, but I can see the value of a tequila that is ultra clean, like this one. This is a good choice when introducing someone to the spirit for the first time. It will leave them with a favorable impression of tequila.

Tequila Lover
12 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Agave Mint Floral notes

Tequila Fan
1 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Just made a martini with this amazing tequila. Paired with two olives, Dolin vermouth, a squirt of lime and a lemon twist, this was perfect for a weekend after dinner drink.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Nose is pepper and cooked agave driven. Softer white pepper, herbal fruit, and soft custard follow. Noticable touches of cane sugar as well. All aspects of the nose play together peacefully, creating an inviting and balanced aroma. Coconut and cooked agave jump on the palate first. Light herbal earth and citrus show up mid palate. Mild wintergreen and just a touch a alcohol on the finish. One of my all time favorites so I thought it was appropriate to make it my first review. G4 delivers a consistent and crowd pleasing profile. It doesn't have the in your face dynamic quality of other world class Blanco's, but I continue to reach for my glass over and over.

Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings
  • 66 Rating

G4?

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 70 Rating

Mix

Tequila Maniac
33 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Wonderful tequila! Agave on the nose with very light lactic flavor on the finish. A long complex finish. Really recommend this!

Tequila Freak
27 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Delicious. Very clean and smooth with plenty of agave. Not much of a finish.

Tequila Aficionado
50 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Don't love it but it's the staple of Blanco tequila. Very authentic flavor

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