Chinaco Extra Añejo Tequila
Tequila Extra Añejo
Chinaco // Tamaulipas, Mexico
Chinaco was the family name of wealthy landowners during the 18th and 19th centuries who fought for Mexico during two wars. It is the only brand of tequila made in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. Chinaco Negro Extra Añejo is a single batch, limited edition tequila aged for 5 years in oak barrels. It is made from organic blue weber agave grown on the hillsides of the Sierra Madre Oriental Mountain and hundreds to thousands of feet in high elevation. The same formula has been used since 1978, as well as the same molino, or sugarcane press, which is used for pressing juice from and shredding the piñas. This is bottled at 43% ABV.
Tequila Extra AñejoDistilled from 100% blue Weber agave, it is aged for at least 3 years in barrels not to exceed 600 liters. Any type of wood is acceptable, although ex-bourbon barrels are most common. Extra Añejo tequilas are also known as "ultra aged".