Bottle of Tequila Alquimia Reserva de Don Adolfo Extra Añejo

Tequila Alquimia Reserva de Don Adolfo Extra Añejo

Type: Tequila
Brand: Alquimia
Nom
1468
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$137.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1468 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos), Single Estate ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : - ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Pot w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : American White Oak barrels, Whisky barrels, Used barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : Organic

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

20
Vanilla
13
Agave (cooked)
13
Oak
13
Caramel
4
Apple
3
Citrus
3
Tobacco
2
Cinnamon
2
Alcohol
2
Pepper (black)
2
Earth
2
Molasses

Flavors Detected

17
Agave (cooked)
17
Vanilla
13
Caramel
10
Oak
6
Cinnamon
4
Apple
4
Pepper (black)
3
Butter
3
Smoke
2
Earth
2
Alcohol
2
Baking Spice

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Badass
489 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Oak, vanilla, tobacco, dark cherries. Very easy sipper. Deserves a leather chair and deep conversation. Very nice.

Tequila Boss
528 ratings
  • 88 Rating

6 yr anejo. vanilla oak carmel agave, and same on the palate with some cinnamon, apple, a little smoke. sweeter drier finish than the anejo. finish lingers.  interesting that this XA was aged in different barrels than the repo or anejo. no French oak barrels used in aging this 6yr. it's my favorite alquimia expression so far. still need to try the 14 yr

Tequila Ninja
128 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Aroma : Light agave with vanilla, caramel, almond, and oak. Taste : Vanilla, caramel, oak, cinnamon, and baking spices. Agave is ever so light here, just like in the aroma. This is medium bodied and somewhat dry in texture but still oily to an extent. Finish : Long with more oak, almond, and baking spices. Like the Añejo, this doesn't have the nice buttery texture of the other Alquimia bottles, but there's still some great flavor here.

Tequila Ninja
167 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Earthy, smoky, vanilla and oak. Brown sugar and berries on finish. Pretty good.

Tequila Ninja
161 ratings
  • 88 Rating

If you are an Alquimia fan, which i am, this will not disspoint. As an XA, it will of course pick up the oaky, vanilla and caramel flavors, but its not overpowering. The cooked agave still shines through. With the single estate agave and traditional methods of cooking, i put this distillery as one of my favorites.

Tequila Phenom
369 ratings
  • 76 Rating

Aroma = Caramel Apple

Tequila Savant
205 ratings
  • 86 Rating

creamy vanilla nose. very sweet entry, almost cloying. sweetness fades on finish, just a hint of southern sweet tea at the end.

Tequila Ninja
167 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Blind tasted. This a nice quite smooth XA. It's sweet but not too much. Not a lot of oak and not very complex either. The value compared to the other samples gives it quite few points, although it definitely not the most remarkable in terms of taste.

Tequila Ninja
109 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Chocolate on the nose with a mild finish

Tequila Ninja
103 ratings
  • 86 Rating

A bit of Vanilla on aroma. I taste a slight cinnamon on the finish. I liked the flavor, but the finish over-powered the flavor.

Tequila Ninja
135 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Subtle fruit notes. With some sweet agave chocolate and cherry. Medium mouth feel. There is a bit of alcohol burn on entry with wood,fruit and slight anise. Has a slight warm finish with mellow wood and earth.

Tequila Badass
494 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Kind of bland for the price point. Hints of butterscotch, but not a lot of depth.

Tequila Savant
243 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Pleasant aroma of agave, wood and citrus. The flavor takes on spicy cinnamon and baked apple notes to compliment the wood and vanilla. This one seems to improve with every sip

Tequila Savant
276 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Rated blind. Citrus and refined wood notes, without sweetness. Virgin oak? Low toast? Refined. Bottom of the glass has a great buttery nose. Really nice and a great price!

Tequila Savant
248 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Light Amber color Quick legs Caramel vanilla Smooth finish 1942?

Tequila Savant
271 ratings
  • 85 Rating

This XA starts off with a nice aroma with notes of caramel, coffee and oak. The flavor however is lacking a bit. I was hoping for it to be a little more complex but I mostly get oak and a slight bitterness. It finishes nicely and well balanced throughout. This is a solid XA that I would definitely recommend. I just with the flavor was slightly more complex.

Tequila Honey Badger
1455 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Caramel apple with nuts? Earthy, Smokey, cooked agave, vanilla/caramel, dry finish but extremely tasty.

Tequila Honey Badger
1367 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Tasted blind Nose - Whiskey notes and some barrel spice Taste - Bourbon and some sweet caramelized agave Finish - Long fading sweet oak finish

Tequila Ninja
186 ratings
  • 93 Rating

I miss the smoky nose that you get from the brick oven, but this a beautifully smooth extra anejo. Pricey but a fantastic sipper for special occasions.

Tequila Ninja
119 ratings
  • 86 Rating

A solid extra anejo. A little light on color for 6 years of aging which I like, not overpowered by the oak. Less sweetness then the repo and anejo, more prominent are the oak and agave with a stronger peppery finish. A little on the pricey side.

Tequila Savant
225 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Nose: sweet roasted agave, caramel, coffee almost like espresso, vanilla Same on the palate. Long finish

Tequila Lover
13 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Nose is fragrant with both fruit forward notes and just a touch of what I think is a powdered sugar note. Palate is delightful from first sip to last drop. Luxurious flavor of cooked agave, a custard like finish and mouthfeel. Slight peppery taste on the back of the tongue - But overall a Very well crafted spirit, that is sweet, voluptuous and full bodied.

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Caramel, wood, smooth but not too sweet.

Tequila Connoisseur
66 ratings
  • 96 Rating

Like smelling a freshly baked fruit tart. Apricot, cherry, apple pie, vanilla. Honey, agave, baking spice, and apple on the palette. The finish is sweet with a pleasant bite. Caramel and chocolate notes. This is a phenomenal buy. I found it for $126.99. For the money I don’t think there is a better EA.

Tequila Savant
242 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Nose: Oak, cooked agave, vanilla, maple, caramel, spice Palate: Sweet goodness, light agave, serious barrel influence, delicious Finish: Little pepper, lingers for a nice amount of time, and leaves the gums with a little tingle I enjoyed this one

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