Tasted at the Agave Bros “Battle of the Blancos” event
Nose: Starts out subdued. Given a few minutes it takes on cinnamon, pepper and a tiny sulfur note. Followed up with a rosemary and oregano bouquet. Taste: Honeyed agave, sweet spices and spikes of peppery warmth. Silky. Mouthwatering salinity. Medium body. Pleasing balance and finesse to this one.
Surprisingly a bit neutral in the nose, that might have more to do with my glass than the Tequila but I can’t seem to coax any aroma out. Damn near perfect flavour and finish, roasted agave and fresh black pepper makes a nice contrast.
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