Don Pilar Extra Añejo Tequila
Tequila Extra Añejo
Don Pilar // Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico
Don Pilar Extra Añejo is tequila distilled from 100% blue agave grown in the Los Altos (Highlands) region of Jalisco, on five ranches owned by the distillery near the town of San José de Gracia. This Extra Añejo ages for 3 years in American white oak before it finishes an additional 4 months in French Limousin oak. Each bottle is hand-signed by distiller Don José Pilar Contreras Marquez and packaged in wooden gift boxes.
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".
Cask TypeAmerican white oak and French Limousin oak
"Loads of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg,and allspice wash over the tongue, mixing with cocoa flavors, much like a distillate form of Mexican hot cocoa. Herbal notes of rosemary and sweet mint begin to peek out, and allow the inherent flavors of the agave to come through the richness. "