Blue Nectar Añejo Founder's Blend Tequila

Tequila Añejo

Blue Nectar // Tequila Valley, Jalisco, Mexico

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    4.08
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 6 )

The deep gold spirit is double-distilled in stainless pot stills with copper coils. It is aged two years in charred American oak, and is blended with an unspecified amount of extra-añejo--including a "limited production five year-old añejo."

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Tequila Añejo
    Distilled from 100% blue Weber agave, it is aged for at least a year in barrels not to exceed 600 liters. Any type of wood is acceptable, but ex-bourbon barrels are most common. Añejo tequilas are also known as "aged" or "extra aged".
  • Cask Type
    Charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"Agave dominates a nose additionally ornamented with traces of wood, white pepper and caramel. The palate exhibits a steel-fist-in-a-velvet-glove kind of perfumy sharpness. There's some wood by way of a little vanilla, and caramel reappears on the dry, spicy finish."

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