Don Pilar Reposado Tequila

Tequila Reposado

Don Pilar // Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico

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  • Distiller Score

    94
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Don Pilar is a grower-producer distillery located in the Highlands (Los Altos) region of Jalisco. It's named for its distiller, Don José Pilar Contreras Marquez, who grew up ranching, became a migrant worker in the US, returned to Mexico for ranching (and even got a bit part in a movie for it), and then opened his distillery, La Trasquila in 2001. The reposado is aged 6 months in virgin white oak with a no. 2 char, given a medium toast.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Tequila Reposado
    Distilled 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 Type
    virgin white oak

Tasting Notes

"A rich, ultra-smooth expression with subtle spices that come to life on the tongue. Tart orange, lemon, and lime give way to roasted coffee, cocoa, and vanilla. Goes down very easily. "

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Sweet & Rich