El Tesoro Extra Añejo 80th Anniversary

Tequila Extra Añejo

El Tesoro // Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    93
  • Avg. Rating

    4.92
    4 out of 5 stars
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Released in October 2017, this bottling marks the 80th anniversary of La Alteña Distillery where El Tesoro is made. Aged for eight years in American oak, ex-bourbon barrels, only eight barrels were produced. This bottling will be exclusive to the US. Bottled at 41.5% ABV.

  • age
    8 Year
  • abv
    41.5
  • Tequila Extra Añejo
    Distilled 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 Type
    American oak ex-bourbon

Tasting Notes

"The agave sweetness can be detected from the moment the tequila is poured into your glass. Digging a bit deeper you'll find a host of barrel spices and dried herbs. There's even a bit of fresh peppermint. The mouthfeel is on the light side and again, it is the barrel that makes the greatest impression. The sweet agave, however, does a fine job balancing the spice. The finish is lengthy and peppery with hints of coconut. Less dessert-y and rich then you might expect."

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