Bottle of Olmeca Altos Reposado

Olmeca Altos Reposado

Type: Tequila
Brand: Olmeca Altos
Nom
1111
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$34.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1111 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Tahona, Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks, Fermentation with fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : American White Oak barrels, Used barrels, Bourbon barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof), 35-39% abv (70-78 proof)
Other : Cold filtered

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

70
Agave (cooked)
41
Pepper (black)
37
Oak
33
Vanilla
30
Alcohol
25
Caramel
20
Citrus
15
Vegetal
15
Earth
14
Cinnamon
12
Smoke
11
Agave (raw)

Flavors Detected

88
Agave (cooked)
66
Pepper (black)
47
Oak
39
Vanilla
37
Alcohol
31
Caramel
23
Cinnamon
22
Smoke
18
Citrus
12
Barrel Spice
11
Vegetal
11
Whiskey

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
138 ratings
  • 81 Rating

I definitely like this more than the blanco, and at $21-25, it’s very well priced imo. The cooked agave is there on nose and palate, that grassiness I get from the blanco is rounded out with a little caramel and oak. Decent as a sipper but very good in a margarita or Paloma.

Tequila Ninja
168 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Earthy tones with smidge of cut grass and raw agave

Tequila Savant
208 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Update: by no means top shelf but a great value tequila that I break out to make the heavy hitters last longer. very tasty repo. Great sipper or in margarita

Tequila Badass
478 ratings
  • 76 Rating

Bought to try and use in barrel aging project. Paid USD27.99 in January 2021. Aroma is somewhat herbal, which is nice, but also has some alcohol, which is not so nice. It reminds me a bit of 1800 from a long time ago. The nose has some nice things going on, but also some undesirable characteristics. First impression is that this is a decent reposado, in that the agave is more present than oak, probably due to use of large casks and/or short aging period. Flavor is inoffensive and subtle, nothing wowing though. This could be sipped, as a result. Oak characteristics are minimal, but round out the harshness (not much) of the blanco. The price is right, but you also get what you pay for.

Tequila Ninja
128 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Aroma : Cooked agave, oak, vanilla. Some pepper and cinnamon here as well. Taste : Some agave presence, caramel, cinnamon, not as much oak as I would expect from the aroma. Some black pepper as well as nutmeg and anise. Finish : Medium length with caramel, cinnamon, and orange flavor. More agave and very light pepper here as well. This doesn't have as much of the "green" flavor the Plata has, something I could do without, but I wish the flavors were more pronounced here.

Tequila Badass
494 ratings
  • 78 Rating

Really punchy, I would definitely recommend this for making cocktails, it scratches an itch that not many brands do(boozy and agave forward).

Tequila Guru
79 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Some smokiness there.

Tequila Wizard
969 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Nose: Big agave aromas, earthy cellar notes, finely ground pepper and ripe red fruits. Flavor: Creamy caramel, cinnamon, cloves, anise, pepper and agave.

Tequila Badass
440 ratings
  • 74 Rating

This is a real bargain Reposado with agave shining through a smooth finish.

Tequila Ninja
196 ratings
  • 69 Rating

Good value, tastes a bit flavoured?

Tequila Savant
224 ratings
  • 87 Rating

nutty chocolate notes, quick soft burn, easy finish

Tequila Ninja
167 ratings
  • 52 Rating

I don't get why some esteemed fellows tequileros are so lenient with this juice. I could taste the artificial-chemical vanilla sweetness even when mixed in a Jamaica Marg. Not for me, I don't care at what price!

Tequila Badass
494 ratings
  • 97 Rating

My Guess: 42

Tequila Ninja
109 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Buttered popcorn jelly belly aroma

Tequila Savant
271 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Aroma: This one is very briny. It almost reminds me a bit of an olive. There is also a hint of oak. Flavor: The flavor is a definite surprise. I was thinking it was going to be a bit salty but ended up being much more peppery. I also get a little hint of oak Finish: The finish is pretty mellow and not too exciting. It falls off pretty quickly.

Tequila Honey Badger
1327 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Lot of spice in the mouth with some tongue numbing. Long finish.

Tequila Savant
248 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Light Gold , Quick Skinny Legs Vanilla , Sweet Baked Agave , Citrus & Oak Tahona Tastiness Full Flavor Nice Finish.......Solid Tequila & Excellent Value $

Tequila Honey Badger
1039 ratings
  • 83 Rating

This tequila is definitely delivering a bang for the buck. It is priced low enough that it could be used by bars in cocktails, but I can drink this straight with no problem. The aroma isn't bad, but it's not my favorite part of the experience. The flavor is just loaded with sweet delicious caramelized baked agave, and the finish delivers a long and pleasant creamy vanilla treat. I am shocked that they can create this level of tequila at this price.

Tequila Freak
27 ratings
  • 73 Rating

It tastes ok. Bitter ending. Tastes sweet but seems aditive sweet.

Tequila Freak
20 ratings
  • 77 Rating

Aroma - smells like tequila, low cooked agave, low plastic/rubber, low lime pith, low salinity Flavor - low agave, low vegetal, low salinity, low ethanol, white pepper, very low vanilla/oak Finish - fairly dry, peppery, hint of vanilla as it fades Overall - this has been my standby margarita pour. can find it for $10 after rebates but at standard price I'd go with something else. not worth sipping this neat

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Nice, smooth, easy. Fairly sweet smell, caramel, vanilla, and some wood(oak, bitter) hints. taste is also quite sweet, also caramel, with some pepper. Finish is long, where the typical tequila sensation is found Like it, but could have a bit more complexity, tension, maybe a bit more 'green' agave etc. (then again, it's a reposado :-)

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 71 Rating

Just a mellowed version of the Plata. Some barrel notes, some spice, but the finish is only a dash better than the Plata. No minerality, perfect for a budget margarita.

Tequila Ninja
108 ratings
  • 74 Rating

Soft on the nose. Some alcohol, wet grass, vegetal, earthy. Light amber color. Medium-thin mouthfeel. Mild sweetness, some pepper-bite. Warm and somewhat medicinal in the finish. Not a great sipper for me. Points for price.

Tequila Lover
14 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Subdued aroma and flavor. Hint of oak. Excellent bite at the end. For the price, a solid middle shelf tequila.

Tequila Maniac
30 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Nose: butterscotch, lemongrass, salt, roasted agave Taste: great and balanced. Butter and smooth. Roasted agave forward. Smooth finish with oak and unfortunate bitterness. Great balance. Strong agave and smoke tasting notes. Overall incredible and a steal for the price

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