Espolòn Reposado Tequila
Espolòn // Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico
The competitively-priced Espolòn tequila is distilled in the Highlands of Jalisco at Destiladora San Nicolas, under the supervision of Master Distiller Cirilo Oropeza. Espolòn Reposado is aged for three to five months in new American oak barrels. The squat bottles are branded with artwork inspired by 19th century Day of the Dead iconography.
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 Typelightly charred, new American oak
"On the nose there’s caramel and light agave, tropical fruit and subtle oak. The palate offers plantains and more tropical fruit, vanilla and cooked agave. The medium, spicy finish fades into agave, caramelized sugar and oak."