Very light on the nose this has a quite full flavor set of cooked caramelized agave, herbs and earth, a somewhat neutral to slightly bitter note as the finish develops and fades. Strong finish of several minutes length. Glad this is still as vibrant as new. Another case of artificial cork preserving the spirit. Bottle dated 30/03/2007 22/07/2018
The bottle of reposado I have has a hand written date of 2007 on it. At 7 plus years old I expect better...but seriously if you see this bottle salvage it and savor the 7 month aged spirit within. On a night of reposado tastings this was a standout for spiciness. Some barrel bitterness, but it works within the context of the overall flavor profile. Agave upfront followed by spice and a long side of tongue numbing effect.
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Tequila Semental is yet another newcomer in the crowded premium tequila market. The owners must be hoping sales will live up to its name – a semental is a carefully selected fighting bull used for breeding – and stand apart from the numerous others on the