Gran Centenario Añejo Tequila

Tequila Añejo

Gran Centenario // Jalisco, Mexico

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  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    90
  • Avg. Rating

    4.0
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 69 )

This añejo tequila from Gran Centenario is a 100% blue agave and aged in new French Limousin oak barrels up to 36 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.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Tequila Añejo
    Distilled 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".
  • Cask Type
    French Limousin oak

Tasting Notes

"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."

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