Smells like cheap wine (as if it was stored in metal tanks); probably comes from the distillation process. Astringent flavor.
Did not like this Anejo at all. Friend shared it, it figures it was a Total Wine suggestion/pick. Artificial, bland, no real agave notes. Found out afterward it’s diffuser of course.
Has that distinct diffuser smell to it, although not as strong as some others. Also has yeast, tails and mint aromas. If you didn’t know this was tequila you may have confused it with a white wine based on the aroma. Kinda weird.
For years we’ve been saying “process matters”, and that each choice made during the production process will find its way into the finished product. Now we have proof.
Back in July we reported on Diageo's intention to gain back its leading position, with regard to profit, in the tequila category. Larry Schwartz, president of Diageo North America, made mention of perhaps purchasing other brands to achieve this goal, and
A week or so ago I attended the San Francisco launch event for Don Roberto tequila, hosted by Junior Merino at Cantina. Don Roberto is made by the Orendain family in the lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico in the town of Tequila, at the La Purisima distillery.
Muted aromas, pure alcohol sent, no agave flavor, I mean zero. Just sweet liquor finish. Don’t waste your time and money. This was sadly a gift from a friend who said the Total Wine salesperson recommended it. Another reason to support your local tequila shop and stay away from Total