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Cantera Negra

Jalisco (Central)
Nom 1554

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Jay MacRaild
Tequila Boss
504 ratings

Rich and warm aroma, smells like cognac but presents rather thin on the palette. Not my favorite expression, but this will fall into the sweet zone for most consumers.

Jay MacRaild
Tequila Boss
504 ratings

If you like bourbon, this is the tequila for you! Barrel treatment is leading the charge, not a ton of agave left, very dry finish.

Jay MacRaild
Tequila Boss
504 ratings

Excellent nose and flavour, this is a great use of oak and blending.

Jay MacRaild
Tequila Boss
504 ratings

Clean & dry, mint notes with a fast finish and pleasant mouthfeel.

Tom Harrison
Tequila Savant
226 ratings

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1451 ratings

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1451 ratings

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1451 ratings

Rob Gerard
Tequila Savant
273 ratings

Aroma: very heavy on the bourbon influence. I also get a lot of cherry, cream soda, and vanilla. Flavor: very tame compared to the aroma, not a whole lot going on. There’s a hint of agave sweetness. Some of that bourbon influence appears. There is a slight vegetal undertone. Overall it’s good if a lot of flavor though. Finish: short with a solid burn in my throat and chest. Not something I really enjoyed. There isn’t a balance of agave and barrel that I typically like to see in a reposado. I feel like the barrel adds way too much aroma while not really lending any enjoyable flavor. Considering this is aged in ex cognac and ex bourbon for 7 months, I’d expect a lot more flavor from both barrels.

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