Tapatio Excelencia Gran Reserva Extra Añejo (US)

Nom
1139
78 Ratings See All
$139.99
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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

Tequila Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

14
Oak
13
Agave (cooked)
10
Caramel
9
Vanilla
5
Whiskey
5
Butter
4
Smoke
3
Pepper (black)
3
Alcohol
2
Butterscotch
2
Jalapeño
2
Cinnamon

Flavors Detected

15
Oak
11
Agave (cooked)
10
Caramel
9
Vanilla
6
Smoke
4
Citrus
4
Butter
3
Butterscotch
3
Whiskey
3
Earth
2
Pepper (black)
2
Tobacco

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
142 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
98 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
423 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
189 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 Phenom
328 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
437 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Mexico version.

Tequila Honey Badger
1013 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
42 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Strong oak wood scent. Very pleasant. Sweet caramel vanilla start. Finish is clunky and hard. Overall very good but doesnt have “coordinated flavors

Tequila Freak
21 ratings
  • 80 Rating

I really liked this, especially more as I drank it. very smooth and smoky almost.

Tequila Fanatic
15 ratings
  • 89 Rating

smokiest by far close to a mezcal but Nat as harsh in my opinion.

Tequila Connoisseur
64 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Very smooth XA, but for the price and reviews I was expecting it to be a tid better, I would drink it again but have reservations about overall value for the price.

Tequila Ninja
107 ratings
  • 95 Rating

Excellent extra anejo. Unique and complex nose with agave, orange peel, peach, and oak. Flavor picks up most of the same, with heavier wood tones on the way down. Aged a long time producing a dark color, but still retains its agave and doesn’t get too sweet. This girl has nice legs too.

Tequila Ninja
131 ratings
  • 77 Rating

Amazing nose, but the taste is extremely woody. Almost like drinking a Scotch. I like that this isn’t a sugary mess but it’s just a bit too barrel for me.

Tequila Ninja
130 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Great aroma of whiskey with a nice sweet essence. Very smooth and flavorful.

Tequila Lover
11 ratings
  • 88 Rating

A good tequila. Hints of brown sugar , agave, and oak. A little on the pricey side, but if your willing to spend the money, worth it!

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Very similar to whiskey

Tequila Savant
286 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Beautiful expression of tequila. Scent of fresh cut wood. Easy to drink. Mildly sweet but not cloying. Essence of Werthers Original caramels.

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