Bottle of Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942

Type: Tequila
Brand: Don Julio
Nom
1449
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Production Details
NOM : 1449 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Ciénega) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Pot w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : Bourbon barrels, Used barrels, American White Oak barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : -

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

199
Vanilla
141
Caramel
103
Agave (cooked)
88
Oak
49
Butterscotch
42
Butter
27
Chocolate
24
Cinnamon
23
Pepper (black)
20
Toffee
16
Flowers
16
Honey

Flavors Detected

189
Vanilla
149
Caramel
113
Agave (cooked)
90
Oak
57
Butterscotch
51
Pepper (black)
49
Butter
36
Cinnamon
27
Toffee
25
Chocolate
22
Alcohol
21
Honey

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Phenom
378 ratings
  • 65 Rating

heavy vanilla, caramel and cake batter sweetness on aroma and flavor. oak follows

Tequila Boss
528 ratings
  • 72 Rating

my rating is for the new DJ42, which is not great! i rated it 72!!! first smell (and it was a blind tasting) I immediately smelled that overly sweet fake vanilla. the viscosity is not the same either and the finish drops off. it is 'smooth' so I get why newbies would like it. but any serious tequila drinker won't appreciate it. doesn't compare to the coffin. my rating for the old coffin 42, NOM 1449 = 91. this tequila is pretty amazing. agave apple and a little oak with a creamy buttery texture. very well balanced. nose, taste finish all excellent. why oh why did they sell out?

Tequila Ninja
138 ratings
  • 78 Rating

On the nose, caramel and vanilla, a bit of like a sweet toffee. Some agave present but definitely not the star of the show. On the palate, more agave than the nose. Definitely sweet but not what I was expecting given the forum talks on this one. Some caramel and a bit of butterscotch. Not really a ton going on here but it is “smooth”, sweet and I can absolutely see the appeal. It’s too sweet for me and overpriced, but not bad overall.

Tequila Savant
290 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Cooked agave and caramel and oak up front on the nose slight minerality… cooked agave, caramel, vanilla and oak on the mouth.

Tequila Badass
421 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Very tasty. Not a whole lot of agave but very fruity. Good stuff

Tequila Wizard
932 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Aromas: oak, caramel, agave, vanilla, pepper, smoke. Flavors: agave, oak, vanilla, pepper, butterscotch, caramel. A good solid Anejo but the price point is too high!

Tequila Ninja
180 ratings
  • 82 Rating

The tequila that turned me on to good sipping tequila. The nose is mellow with tons of vanilla and caramel. Taste is smooth with lots of baking spice, more vanilla and caramel. Still a good hint of pepper to let you know you’re drinking tequila.

Tequila Badass
453 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Hyped Anejo, great package, smooth flavor profile, excellently balanced. A little pricey but when production can’t keep up with demand that’s what we get.

Tequila Ninja
132 ratings
  • 85 Rating

It’s a gateway tequila to the higher end of the spectrum, so to speak. Easy to find at most decent enough bars and on store shelves. It tastes really good, lots of oak, lots of vanilla and caramel, it’s a bit on the sweeter side but not as much as other higher end Añejo and XA’s. Perfect dessert tequila. It’s one of the tequilas that makes the average drinker say “I didn’t know tequila could taste like this”. Used to be a frequent “splurge” buy in my early 20’s when it was still about $100. Now that I’ve discovered better tequilas and that I KNOW I lean towards blancos more than anything, I don’t drink it nearly as much. Tough to justify spending $120-$150 on 1942 when Cascahuin, G4 and Terralta all have XA offerings for $100 or less. Still, a very fine tequila that’ll always very be special to me. It’s an awesome gift, whether you’re receiving a 1942 or gifting it. Goes great neat, no ice needed for this one. Salud!

Tequila Badass
479 ratings
  • 87 Rating

$30/neat at SR. Tequila. Nose: butterscotch and cinnamon with grass and wood. Palate is full and creamy with mint, white pepper, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Finish is mid to long with a taste of chocolate and cinnamon.

Tequila Ninja
128 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Aroma : Butterscotch, oak, vanilla, caramel. Also some dark chocolate and almond. Taste : Medium/full bodied with some oils. Small amounts of agave, but lots of distinctive vanilla and caramel. Oak, cinnamon, toffee, and trace amounts of black pepper and orange flavor. Finish : Long with lasting notes of more vanilla and caramel, as well as oak, toffee and cinnamon. Light cooked agave here as well, but not much. This is an interesting one because it's definitely a sweet tequila with TONS of vanilla and caramel, but it doesn't seem "sickly" sweet. And although this is good, it doesn't have the best value at $120 USD for a bottle.

Tequila Ninja
175 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Yummy

Tequila Ninja
175 ratings
  • 85 Rating

A bit sweet for me. Very well balanced between agave and oak, but personally I’d like a bit more agave and a bit less sweet !! Sure to be a crowd pleaser, and would most likely convert a whiskey drinker to the beauty of agave.

Tequila Ninja
161 ratings
  • 78 Rating

The nose is very sweet. Just too sweet for my personal taste. Frosting and burned sugar and cream. Taste was the same, like Bananas Foster (bananas and heated brown sugar and butter). I just don’t enjoy a tequila where i have to hunt and peck for traditional flavors. In a 2.5 year anjeo, i want to taste the agave first, then the flavors from the barrel. And this just didn’t happen here for me. I tasted the barrel and not the agave. Im probably in the minority, but I didn’t find this exceptional. It was $32 for a 1.5 ounce pour and it was sitting next to G4 Blanco which was $23. Really glad i tried it, but I would have enjoyed Felipe’s instead.

Tequila Boss
506 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Good stuff but doesn’t blow my skirt up, a tad too sweet with that vanilla bomb finish. This is a great gateway drug, turns people into true believers

Tequila Wizard
977 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Nose: Loads of creamy vanilla. Fruit, barrel spice and cream soda. Oily in the mouth. Balanced fruit, spices and pepper. A bit of maple towards the end. First rate tequila. Finish teases you to drink more...

Tequila Savant
224 ratings
  • 91 Rating

sweet oak barrel front followed by deep caramel smooth sweetnees, light smoke and pepper finish. love the finish....almost minty and refreshing with enough oak sweetness to remind you of its fine aging roots.

Tequila Ninja
128 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Loads of vanilla and caramel. An enjoyable anejo

Tequila Savant
285 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Aromas of butterscotch, pineapple, caramel and agave. Flavors are smooth and enticing. Warm chocolate and agave. Finish is oak, agave, dark chocolate, cinnamon bark and hint of tropical fruit.

Tequila Ninja
112 ratings
  • 89 Rating

The aroma is very nice, with vanilla and black tea notes . 1942 is so easy on the palate, it's a perfect dessert tequila. Finishes with a strong toffee flavor.

Tequila Phenom
395 ratings
  • 74 Rating

Is this Tequila? The nose is awesome. I enjoy smelling this tequila as much as I like tasting it. The nose is full of caramel, vanilla and cooked agave with a hint of oak. The taste is sweet cooked agave, dry candy and caramel. The finish is as smooth as it gets! Salud! Edited - 08/2021 Oh how my tastes have changed in 5 years. I’ll thank the DJ1942 for peaking my interest into sipping tequila but we’ve grown apart.

Tequila Honey Badger
1366 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Must be in the mood for a vanilla bomb tonight so rated a few points higher. 26/06/2018. May just be my palate this evening, but this is a too sweet vanilla bomb to the point of being one note. Good but not great. A newer bottling from the last year or so.

Tequila Ninja
196 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Caramel vanilla smooth finish

Tequila Badass
439 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Immediate blast of vanilla and caramel - sweet, sweet, sweet. Vanilla flavor mixes nicely with agave and spice. Soft, spice lingers on the finish. Overall, very nice but a little too much sweetness for my taste.

Tequila Phenom
349 ratings
  • 85 Rating

orange zest, ash, clay, maple

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