Ocho Cientos Sotol Reposado

Sotol Reposado

Ocho Cientos // Chihuahua, Mexico

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Sotol, known as the "desert spoon", is a plant that grows wild in Chihuahua in northern Mexico. The plants are matured an average of 15 years before harvest, then are roasted and steamed before double-distillation in smaller, copper pot stills. Ocho Cientos Reposado is aged 8 months in barrels that once held George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey.

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  • Sotol Reposado
    Distilled from the Dasylirion wheeleri (aka desert spoon). Technically not an agave. Must be distilled in the Mexican states of Coahuila, Chihuahua, or Durango. Aged for a minimum of 2 months and a maximum of 1 year.
  • Cask Type
    ex-Tennessee Whiskey

Tasting Notes

"This astoundingly viscous spirit is quite buttery on the nose, oozing scents of caramel-pecan-cinnamon-buns. The palate gives way to the sotol's rustic earthiness, with cooked dill, chili peppers, and black pepper. The heavy weight is cut somewhat by a fresh eucalyptus/menthol characteristic, even more present here than with the blanco expression. "

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