Don Julio Reposado Double Cask Lagavulin Finish
Don Julio // Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico
Don Julio Reposado Double Cask Lagavulin Finish is the second limited edition release in the Double Cask series. To create this year's expression, Don Julio master distiller Enrique de Colsa collaborated with Lagavulin distillery manager Colin Gordon. Lagavulin located on Islay is known for its peated scotch single malt whiskies. Available in the US as of July 2019.
Tequila ReposadoDistilled from 100% blue Weber agave, it is aged from 2 months up to a year in barrels no larger than 20,000 L. Any type of wood is acceptable, although ex-bourbon barrels are most common. Reposado translates to "rested".
Cask Typefinished in Lagavulin casks
"With a very pale straw hue, this Scotch barrel-finished tequila has an interesting aroma, with hints of cinnamon, honey and menthol. It's crisp on the palate, with notes of sweet fig, jalapeño flesh, oak, baking spice, and a hint of smokiness toward the end."