Gran Centenario Añejo Tequila
Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico
This añejo tequila from Gran Centenario is a 100% blue agave and aged in new French Limousin oak barrels for 6 months. It is unusual to see this type of oak used for tequila production and is more typically found used to age Cognac. The agaves used were sourced from Los Altos in Jalisco.
Tequila AñejoDistilled from 100% blue Weber agave, it is aged for at least a year in barrels not to exceed 600 liters. Any type of wood is acceptable, but ex-bourbon barrels are most common. Añejo tequilas are also known as "aged" or "extra aged".
"Brilliant amber in color with flecks of reflective gold. Clove, distinct oak, and white pepper is found on the nose along with caramel and cinnamon. Cooked agave characterizes the initial taste. The mouthfeel is slightly buttery and smooth, leaving a well-rounded, pleasant earthy finish."