Tapatio Excelencia Extra Añejo

Type: Tequila
Brand: Tapatio
Nom
1139
120 Ratings See All

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Production Details
NOM : 1139 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill, Tahona ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : Wood fermentation tanks, 100% agave, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation with fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : Used barrels, Bourbon barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : No additives

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

20
Oak
19
Agave (cooked)
14
Vanilla
14
Caramel
7
Whiskey
7
Smoke
6
Butter
4
Cinnamon
4
Pepper (black)
4
Tobacco
4
Alcohol
3
Butterscotch

Flavors Detected

26
Oak
20
Agave (cooked)
14
Caramel
13
Vanilla
7
Smoke
6
Butterscotch
6
Butter
6
Pepper (black)
5
Citrus
5
Whiskey
3
Chocolate
3
Fruity

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
184 ratings
  • 88 Rating

This Excelencia Gran Reserva by Tapatio is a treat. This sipper smells as good as it tastes. The nose starts with oak but the cooked agave quickly punches through. There are also hints of sweetness. It reminds me of a caramel crème brûlée. I definitely nose this tequila several times before I dive in and taste it. I then taste the cooked agave and oak simultaneously with the agave giving way to a long oaky sweet warm finish. The lingering taste is nice since this tequila is so well made. I would recommend that you allow this tequila to finish out a nice tequila flight. The price brought the rating down a little bit but I’d still highly recommend that you find it for the best price possible and go for it. “You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” Wayne Gretzky

Tequila Ninja
106 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Musty aroma, vegetal/earthy flavor

Tequila Ninja
101 ratings
  • 89 Rating

A woody aroma. The flavor delivers a peppery punch. I would've enjoyed it more with a gentler finish.

Tequila Ninja
105 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Nice aroma of caramelized agave and brown sugar. Flavor has some sweetness, a good amount of wood and a hint spice. Nice mouth feel and slightly thick and oily. There is a lot of wood on the lingering finish.

Tequila Badass
435 ratings
  • 96 Rating

Awesome. Does Siete Leguas DO extra anejo? Especially good with bacon. (-: I can taste the char of the plant. Super deep and complex.

Tequila Savant
218 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Aromas of wood, nuts, caramel, vanilla. Flavors of wood, baking spices, smoke, vanilla and almonds. A smooth, well balanced finish. Delicious but pricey. I loved this one.

Tequila Savant
262 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Rated blind.A lot of wood in this one. Buttery on the nose with a hint of smoke. Not much agave left on the nose or palate (well, agave for the nose at the bottom of the glass). Finishes dry. It's nice, and I would certainly keep the bottle, or drink it if someone else was paying, but I don't think I could bring myself to buy this twice.

Tequila Savant
221 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Amber color Slow legs Oak Slight smokyness Spice Long spicy finish

Tequila Ninja
192 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Too dark, spicy and burbony for me.. But still enjoyable with lots of character. Burbon drinkers would like this

Tequila Ninja
112 ratings
  • 94 Rating

In all honesty I haven't had too many xa's. The scent I would wear as cologne. It smells like a delicious bourbon and baked agave with banana and fruit. It tastes a slice of baked fruit cake with this stuff poured all over it. I love it if you can't yell. At $140 a liter it's very well priced

Tequila Badass
334 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Incredibly dark color. Heavy oak aroma dominates but slight floral and caramel scents also appear. Flavor has strong oak and peppery spice with dry tannic sensation. Nice, warm lingering finish.

Tequila Savant
218 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Wow! Lots of complexity on the nose. I get blasts of cherry, vanilla, anise, and oak. Each time I go back one stands out more than the other. The flavor is okay but also has hints of pepper and cinnamon. The finish is really nice but mostly hangs out in the front of your mouth. This is a great XA.

Tequila Ninja
146 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Blind tasted. This sample is a bit unbalanced by the marked presence of alcohol in the nose and also in the palate. Besides that it's tasty, not over oaked or over sweet. Not great though and a little too expensive for what I taste.

Tequila Badass
467 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Mexico version.

Tequila Honey Badger
1085 ratings
  • 90 Rating

From a blind tasting. Spicy oak and some alcohol on the nose. Nice barrel spice and bourbon flavors that resolve to roast agave and oak with alcohol numbing that persisted for several minutes.

Tequila Warrior
39 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Aromas of wet cardboard (that's a good thing), leather, oak, and sandlewood with light tobacco. Taste is not as woody as it smells but still a definite XA character. Dark fruits, wood, and agave. This one just begs to be cuddled by a chiminea with pinion wood burning on a cool night. A nice cigar with it would be the coup de gras of a perfect night. Faint flavor of pine as it opens up after a few days.

Tequila Guru
89 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Green plantain aroma. Bourbon taste and vanilla

Tequila Ninja
159 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Roasted agave Saline Pilthy citrus V spicy front of palate Over 40??? Chocolate bitterness finish

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 97 Rating

buttery banana, so smooth it's like drinking caramel oak water. one of the best things I've ever sipped

Tequila Ninja
98 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Smell is good.. oak, agave, a pepper (like jalapeño). Taste is the same. Light oak and vanilla with a peppery punch. It last on the tongue for a little put it’s really good.

Tequila Savant
206 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Wood and Agave on the nose, agave, butterscotch and caramel on the flavor. very long finish. Outstanding XA

Tequila Ninja
124 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Very good!!! Very complex with multiple senses being taken over with both the aroma and the flavor. Very smooth finish for an EA.

Tequila Ninja
124 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Very complex. Smooth finish for an EA. Aromas of agave with a whiskey type aroma and hints of caramel. Flavor is of agave with hints of caramel and oak. This is top of my favorites.

Tequila Guru
82 ratings
  • 88 Rating

On the nose I get vanilla and cinnamon with a touch of smokiness. Taste is same along with minerals similar to the blanco. Nice lingering aftertaste with a touch of pepper.

Tequila Guru
98 ratings
  • 88 Rating

smooth and delicious. oak-y with nice sweetness and long finish

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