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Tequila Ocho

Jalisco (Los Altos Southern)
Nom 1474

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Richard Mona
Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings

Louis Delfosse
Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings

scotty Roberson
Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings

John Welch
Tequila Honey Badger
990 ratings

For some reason this has shown up at a couple of retailers after being held back from the US market by Southern Wine and Spirits, the distributor in CA and other states for some Fleming Steakhouse $100 Margarita promotion bullshit. Finally tasting this blanco which should have been out 2 years ago. Citrus nose gives way to roast agave gives way to white pepper and a fade to some lingering sweetness. I don't like this as much as the 2016 Los Patos which was great, almost Ocho defining, while this is only very, very good. As if that's a bad thing, right?

Mike Eddins
Tequila Ninja
120 ratings

Andrew Irving
Tequila Fan
1 ratings

David Dittmann
Tequila Fan
3 ratings

The nose is clean, with hints of olive and oak and a bit of ocean. The palate is rich, slight drying and a small bit of light vanilla (very light). The finish is smooth, balanced and a slight mustiness... again, light alcohol, olive and light salt and virgin oak.

Vicente Gonzalez
Tequila Fan
2 ratings

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Dec 26, 2019

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Long Island Lou Tequila
Jan 20, 2018

Tequila Ocho 2016 Puerta Del Aire Reposado- Light & Tasty

This 2016 single estate Reposado is very light all around, but has a complicated and exciting nose. Take the time to find all the aromas. There isn't a strong flavor profile, and it has very little wood presence, which is the point of showcasing the terro

Drinks International
Jan 04, 2018

Brands Report: Bartenders' Choice

We have a tequila from agave doyen Tomas Estes. He’s long been an advocate of the concept of terroir in tequila and Ocho remains his best line of argument.

Apr 10, 2017

The Lowdown on Tequila Additives

Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out.

Oct 24, 2016

Tomas Estes on the demise of El Nivel and La Perla

Covent Garden’s drinking scene won’t be the same after the recent abrupt closure of La Perla on Maiden Lane, along with El Nivel above it. We caught up with founder Tomas Estes about the events leading up to the Mexican venues’ final days.

Aug 12, 2015

Bottoms up: A breakdown of the spirits industry in 2015

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