|NOM :||1120 ,|
|Agave Type :||Tequilana Weber ,|
|Agave Region :||Jalisco (Los Altos) ,|
|Region :||Jalisco (Ciénega) ,|
|Cooking :||Stone/Brick Ovens ,|
|Extraction :||Tahona, Roller Mill ,|
|Water Source :||Natural spring water ,|
|Fermentation :||100% agave, Stainless steel tanks, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation with fibers, Fermentation without fibers ,|
|Distillation :||2x distilled ,|
|Still :||Copper Pot ,|
|Aging :||American White Oak barrels, Used barrels, Bourbon barrels ,|
|ABV/Proof :||40% abv (80-proof)|
|Other :||Screw top, Blended batches, No additives|
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Winners are: Milagro Silver; Siete Leguas Reposado; IZKALI Anejo; Casa Sauza XA Edicion Limitada Extra Anejo
After having the blanco and the anejo, I knew that I had to give this one a try...and I was not at all disappointed with the result.