Siete Leguas Reposado Tequila

Tequila Reposado

Siete Leguas // Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    3.95
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 19 )

Siete Leguas, named after the horse belonging to Pancho Villa, is a Highlands tequila from Atotonilco El Alto. Agave piñas are harvested, cooked in ovens, and then pressed by either a mule-driven tahona or shredded by more contemporary techniques. The aguamiel (honey-water) is then fermented and distilled. The reposado expression is aged for eight months in white oak barrels.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Tequila Reposado
    Distilled 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 Type
    white oak

Tasting Notes

"Eight months of resting on oak imparts a tinge of color to this spicy reposado. On the nose it presents a hint of lemon peel and vanilla. On the palate it's all agave kick with a peppery bite, minerality, a touch of oak, and a long finish. Siete Leguas Reposado Tequila is an agave lover's reposado, great for sipping and versatile enough to find a home in cocktails."

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