Bottle of La Gritona Reposado

La Gritona Reposado

Type: Tequila
Nom
1533
88 Ratings See All
$29.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1533 ,
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 : Stainless steel tanks, 100% agave, Natural Yeast ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Steel Pot ,
Aging : Whisky barrels, Used barrels ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : -

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Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

8
Agave (cooked)
5
Cinnamon
5
Plastic
4
Oak
3
Vanilla
3
Vegetal
3
Pepper (black)
2
Licorice
2
Citrus
2
Caramel
2
Minerals
1
Pine Tree

Flavors Detected

7
Agave (cooked)
4
Oak
2
Vegetal
2
Cinnamon
2
Caramel
2
Minerals
2
Vanilla
2
Pepper (black)
1
Grapefruit
1
Anise
1
Nuts
1
Licorice

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
99 ratings
  • 69 Rating

Didn’t care for this . Unpleasant plastic/rubber aroma that does dissipate a bit but not totally. Bit of cinnamon as far as flavor but still got a bit of that rubber.... not much of a finish.

Tequila Ninja
189 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Fresh green agave flavours

Tequila Ninja
144 ratings
  • 82 Rating

La Gritona Reposado is distilled by Melly Cardenas at NOM 1533 in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. This repo is aged for 8 months and then bottled in a hand blown bottle made from recycled Mexican Coke bottles.  The nose is great. It’s full of green vegetal agave, minerals and some slight white pepper. It’s nose is more blanco than reposado but I’m a blanco guy so I love it. I first taste fresh agave and pepper followed by bright citrus and then a pleasant medium finish. It’s a great tequila but it’s missing some of the usual reposado characteristics such as sweetness and slight oak. I’m okay with that. Overall this is a great tequila. ¡Salud!

Tequila Phenom
328 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Nice aroma with agave and oak upfront along with a bit of floral and mint following. Thin, watery mouthfeel with strong cinnamon flavor. Finish is medium-long. This is a nice, easy sipping reposado. No complexity in the flavor - pretty much one-note. One other thing, this one has a unique bottle. Glass bottle shaped like a canteen with raised glass lettering and a flip-top/swing-top stopper. 03-02-2018

Tequila Honey Badger
1014 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Has some bitter notes on entry that hang around mid tongue during a long lasting finish. This has a strong musty cheese presence as it fades to that bitter finish. Interesting as a counterpoint to all the sweet manipulated crap currently in the market.

Tequila Boss
548 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Plastic bottle on the nose almost masks the cinnamon. Let it rest and the plastic starts to fade and agave, light floral, and sweetness come through. I happen to like natural sweetness in Tequilas and I enjoy the finish it has some spice in it.

Tequila Wizard
820 ratings
  • 78 Rating

There's a plastic like aroma thing that's throwing me off. Slight cinnamon but the plastic smell spoils that. Pine in the aroma too. After a while, when it opens up, the aroma turns to a very strong sour cheese thing. Flavor is also too sweet for me.

Tequila Badass
437 ratings
  • 75 Rating

Slight defect- plastic smelling- but viscous and not bad for the price. Licorice aroma and sweet.

Tequila Enthusiast
6 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Like wrestling in a high school gym on a Wednesday night... decent cash and not too many bumps against the local jobbers.

Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Earthy, some alcohol bite/heat. More often I was cutting it with a splash or two of mango juice. Solid choice at the $30 range. Cool bottle.

Tequila Maniac
31 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Very nice tequila with stronger agave taste than many reposados. I really like the blend of citrus and cinnamon before the peppery finish.

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Cooked Ag

Tequila Ninja
158 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Ok people most wont like the comparison but I found this tequila very similar to siete leguas reposado which I like very much, the difference here is the price! Almost half. Very smooth and loaded with the agave and light oak and vanilla flavors. Once again if the bottle gave extra points it would, I liked the old school, beer bottle cork with the spring tensioner, very cool!

Tequila Maniac
31 ratings
  • 80 Rating

Smells like agave that has been stored in Tupperware, is that weird to say?

Tequila Ninja
156 ratings
  • 74 Rating

As a testament to this tequila, I would like to start by saying that I’ve drink more than half the bottle in the four months since a good friend of mine gave me this bottle. Everyone else that I’ve shared it with has loved it. I also like it, but realize that I need to nurse it because I probably won’t ever find the stick you again. This tequila taste like real tequila, with minerals and sunshine and little animals scurrying around the dirt. I really good addition to a tequila shelf, with a cool bottle, probably designed by a hipster.

Tequila Freak
25 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Not great but not bad either. For price, $29/bottle, a solid choice for a decent reposado. Some oak, clean finish. A good mid-week option.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Caramel and smooth

Tequila Lover
13 ratings
  • 95 Rating

A sweetness and elegant complexity to this tequila. Well rounded.

Tequila Guru
74 ratings
  • 67 Rating

12/31/17 - tried in a reidel and let sit for 10 min. Got a whiskey, oaky aroma with a hint of agave and mint. Taste a tinge of sweetness with black pepper overpowering the taste. Heat through the finish, numbing the palate.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 67 Rating

Smells faintly of melted plastic but the mouth feel is nice and viscous.

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