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Don Pilar

Jalisco (Los Altos Southern)
Nom 1443

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Scott Perry
Tequila Warrior
47 ratings

Erica Boorom
Tequila Connoisseur
63 ratings

Aroma : Cooked agave, oak, black pepper, and a sweet (but not tart) fruitiness akin to apple or pineapple. Taste : Sweet cooked agave with oak, black pepper, red grapes, vanilla, and butter. Light oils and fair bodied texture. Finish : Medium in length with stronger pepper and vanilla.

Dan Jordan
Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings

Denise Whitten
Tequila Aficionado
50 ratings

Joe Farrier
Tequila Guru
93 ratings

Jose Rodriguez
Tequila Lover
11 ratings

Richard Mendez
Tequila Fanatic
13 ratings

It has a sweet aroma, caramel, vanilla.The taste is good a little spicy finish , but a good tequila.

David K
Tequila Lover
10 ratings

Hector Melendres
Tequila Lover
10 ratings

Latest News

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May 12, 2017

Don Pilar Reposado – “Worth the Wait”

For many years, Don Pilar offered a blanco, añejo and extra añejo. “Donde estas, donde estas, Reposado?” Fans of the brands (like us) were excited when we heard that one was on the way, and we wondered how long it would be aged. Would it be a light-touch

Jul 19, 2015

What Are People Really Looking for in Extra Añejo Tequilas?

Other than the oak, what are extra añejo drinkers looking for? Do they still want the presence of agave, or are they hoping that extra time in the barrel will bring more complexity? Or, is it something else entirely? We conducted a blind taste test with 2

San Francisco Business Times
Jun 07, 2013

Tequila takeover: Bay Area brands bursting on the scene

Tequila is taking over bars, cocktail lists and palates all over the Bay Area and as we reported this week, several young companies are jumping into the booming market for Mexico's national spirit.

Edge New England / AP
Jul 11, 2011

Tequila: It’s More Than a Drink

It’s said the national drink of Mexico has magical properties: It closes contracts and opens doors, makes shy people bold and helps form friendships.

Jun 08, 2009

Drinks With: Juan Carlos Contreras of Don Pilar Tequila

Juan Contreras is the son of Don Pilar, the guy whose name is on the bottle. He's also the brand ambassador and marketing director. I met him at Zazil for some tequila.