Cascahuín Tahona Blanco

Type: Tequila
Nom
1123
154 Ratings See All

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Production Details
NOM : 1123 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Tequila Valley) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Valles) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Tahona ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation with fibers, Cement Tank ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Pot w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : - ,
ABV/Proof : 42% abv (84-proof)
Other : No additives

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

28
Agave (cooked)
13
Minerals
10
Pepper (black)
9
Grass
6
Citrus
5
Lactic
5
Grass (cut)
5
Herbal
5
Alcohol
5
Vegetal
4
Flowers
4
Earth

Flavors Detected

32
Agave (cooked)
18
Minerals
17
Pepper (black)
8
Grass
8
Citrus
7
Vegetal
5
Herbal
5
Alcohol
5
Flowers
5
Earth
4
Lactic
4
Grass (cut)

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Guru
96 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Aroma : Green olive-parmesan cheese, lactic combo that reminds me of Fortaleza Blanco Still Strength. Minerals, and ripe cooked agave are abundant too. Taste : The aromas carry through here with smaller emphasis on the lactic quality. There's still plenty of cooked agave, along with some black peppery spice and notes of cinnamon and light fruit. Finish : Carries more of the fruit from the initial taste along with more minerals. The finish is moderately long, and sweeter than the initial spiciness would indicate. Another great expression from Cascahuín. I'm curious to see what some extra % abv would look like with the lactic quality on this one.

Tequila Ninja
163 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Cascahuín Tahona Blanco - NOM1123 This 84 proof lowlands Tahona tequila is made in the traditional way. Deep well water, stone/brick oven, Tahona crushed and copper pot stills. It shows! The nose is wonderful. It’s fresh agave, lime, minerals, mint, cut grass and sea air. I taste cooked agave, citrus, oysters and white pepper. The 84 proof makes the finish linger. It’s excellent. This is a must have sipper. ¡Salud! AustinTequilaConnoisseurs

Tequila Honey Badger
1039 ratings
  • 91 Rating

This literally pushes every button for me in smell, flavor and finish. Roast agave, natural sweetness and a nice protracted finish. Hope to see this exported somtime soon.

Tequila Ninja
176 ratings
  • 90 Rating

This is an amazing blanco. The aroma is herbal and grassy with the smell of fresh agave. It’s taste is full of agave, minerals, and a little citrus. The mouthfeel is thick and full and just feels great on the palate. The finish is long lasting with that fresh agave lingering for a significant amount of time with just a hint of pepper. There is no alcohol burn whatsoever and no overwhelming spiciness. Love this blanco!

Tequila Ninja
106 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Wow. Probably the best Blanco I’ve ever tasted. This is what it’s all about !

Tequila Badass
387 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Kind of underwhelms off the nose but delivers in spades on the taste, this tequila is phenomenal! Ripe fruit in spades in the finish, reminds me of making a pechuga.

Tequila Wizard
657 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Nose: Extremely sweet, rich baked agave. Ripe Italian cheese, flinty minerals, and an umami/meaty aroma. Some lactic/barnyard aromas (not a negative - just another bonus layer to add to the interest). As it opens up slightly, a minty undercurrent emerges with anise, as well as herbal notes of freshly cut grass and a suggestion of dill weed. Robust citrus lends a fresh note. Flavors: The flavors come in with more punch than the nosing would indicate. Huge caramelized agave presence, a black and white pepper kick, and cinnamon red hots. There is a vague olive-like note. Oily. It finishes with a hint licorice, vanilla cream and pepper. A nice artisanal tequila.

Tequila Badass
448 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Cooked agave and slightly lactic aroma (which I like!), with a hint of green pepper. Tasty and naturally sweet in the mouth, with a pleasant green pepper finish. Not complicated, but balanced and enjoyable at 42% abv. An exciting new tahona product!

Tequila Wizard
831 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Has a fun lactic/cheesy thing going on in addition to agave, mushroom, earth and cinnamon aromas. Aroma also shifts and changes in the glass over time as it opens up. Flavor is naturally sweet cooked agave and some minerals. Finish is short and clean, the minerals are pronounced as the agave sweetness fades. Quite enjoyable and easy to drink. The lactic/cheese aroma is there because the cooked agave spent a good amount of time exposed to air before they the were added to the fermentation tank. I love this because it's a sign of a truly natural process, and one that can only be achieved through a slow artisanal process. Anyone who thinks that all tequila is the same needs to try this one. I’m also thrilled to see that they installed a tahona and continue to embrace old school production methods at the Cascahuín distillery. Bravo #cascahuinando!

Tequila Lover
12 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Phenomenal tequila. Very mineral, with some pepper and sweetness to complement the agave. Oily mouthfeel. Extremely easy to drink, while still being interesting. I’m a huge fan of Siembra Valles (also out of NOM1123), but this was my first Cascahuin, and it definitely did not disappoint. One of my favorite Blancos for sure.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 87 Rating

agave cocido, por el horno de mamposteria. sabor perfectamente equilibrado, mineral por la tahona.

Tequila Ninja
161 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Great flavor agave, rain water, earthy. Well done Lovely

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Aroma- agave cocido, dulce, herbal, poco citrico Sabor- mineral, vegetal, dulce Final- sedoso, bastante sonora

Tequila Aficionado
53 ratings
  • 96 Rating

Agave cinnamon with peppery minerals. 42% abv really add to the mouthfeel and delivers this blanco from nose to finish. Very complex and balanced at the same time. Mouthwatering ever time I sip this! Nice velvety feel of the stopper, adds to the whole experience. I love this tequila, my favorite!!

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Very floral, not too much citrus. Much different than the Fortaleza still proof profile, but makes for a great compliment in a home bar. Apples to oranges.

Tequila Lover
10 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Me recuerda al mezcal, tiene sabor entre tequila y mezcal

Tequila Connoisseur
65 ratings
  • 93 Rating

My GF who is NOT a tequila sipper LOVES the Cascahuin Tahona. This is her benchmark and any and all tequilas I get her to try she compares to this and says they’re not as good. Lol

Tequila Enthusiast
2 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Smooth black pepper floral

Tequila Connoisseur
66 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Smoother palate. More alcohol taste and burning. Great flavour

Tequila Lover
7 ratings
  • 83 Rating

More alcohol forward than first Slightly oily More robust finish

Tequila Fanatic
17 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Big cooked agave - wow ! Nice pepper, minerals and fresh cut grass in nose, medium body, creamy sweet entry, agave and pepper in a smooth palate, lingering finish of agave and spices. What a fantastic blanco !

Tequila Fan
2 ratings
  • 100 Rating

in my limited tequila drinking experience this is the best Blanco tequila i have had so far amd my personal favorite

Tequila Guru
82 ratings
  • 90 Rating

An amazing blanco, complex and satisfying. Agave aroma, sweet ripe agave flavor. A pleasant creamy or buttery flavor is present, along with black pepper and anise at the finish. Great mouthfeel, a touch oily. A pleasant finish. Crisp and clean for 84 proof. I enjoyed drinking this!

Tequila Maniac
31 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Agave nose jumps out, with earth just behind. Grassy, mineral finish. Will be sad when this bottle is empty!!!

Tequila Connoisseur
66 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Been waiting 4 this brand 2 surface 4 a while, purchased & shipped from Zee; nice peppery agave on the nose; very smooth, almost oily on the tongue, delicious! More cooked agave, light citrus on the back end; at $70USD, I believe it is priced a little too high, but overall a decent deal 4 an artisanal tequila. Blind tasted next Fortaleza & IMO, Fortaleza Blanco is still the best deal;

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