Ocho Cientos Sotol Añejo

Sotol Añejo

Ocho Cientos // Chihuahua, Mexico

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    92
  • Avg. Rating

    2.5
    2 out of 5 stars
    ( 2 )

The name "Ocho Cientos" refers to the earliest known record of Sotol, carbon dated 800 years old. This wild plant, called "Desert Spoon," grows in the Chihuahuan desert, where it matures at least 15 years before harvest. The añejo is double-distilled in small copper pots and aged 15-17 months in ex-George Dickel Tennessee whiskey barrels.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    43.0
  • Sotol Añejo
    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 1 year in barrel.
  • Cask Type
    ex-Tennessee Whiskey

Tasting Notes

"This spirit is a real bruiser, with a heavy, viscous weight that leaves serious Rockette-caliber legs in the glass. Chocolate malt, vanilla and dulce de leche add to its richness. However, there is still a lot of Sotol funk to be had in the form of dill, rosemary, thyme, mint and that strong, pervasive eucalyptus note which keeps the richer flavors in check. "

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Flavor Profile

Rich & Sweet