Ocho Tequila Añejo Continental Barrel Select

Type: Tequila
Brand: Tequila Ocho
Nom
1474
58 Ratings See All

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Production Details
NOM : 1474 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : Wood fermentation tanks, 100% agave, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation without fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : Cognac casks ,
ABV/Proof : 43.1% abv (86-proof)
Other : Aeration, No additives

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Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

8
Agave (cooked)
4
Clove
4
Earth
4
Vanilla
3
Cinnamon
3
Flowers
2
White Pepper
2
Tangerine
2
Citrus
2
Oak
2
Chocolate
2
Honey

Flavors Detected

8
Agave (cooked)
5
White Pepper
5
Vanilla
5
Pepper (black)
4
Dried Fruit
3
Alcohol
3
Oak
3
Cinnamon
3
Earth
3
Caramel
2
Tangerine
2
Jalapeño

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Guru
76 ratings
  • 89 Rating

On the nose it’s cooked agave, caramel, and hint of cloves. Tastes wonderful with all the aroma notes coming in with the addition of a dried fruit of some sort…perhaps plums. The finish is the best of the three in this series for me with a lingering warmth I want to hang on to.

Tequila Wizard
714 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Nose: notes of cinnamon, cloves, ripe stone fruit, strong floral notes of white pepper, at the top of my Riedel glass I get hints of chocolate and an earthy note from deep within the glass Flavor: Spiciness of white pepper, heat, sweet cooked agave, and it had a somewhat dry mouth feel Finish: Long finish full of heat and black pepper

Tequila Savant
246 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Continental is aged in cognac casks from France with 43.1% ABV. I’m tasting agave, apricot, dark chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, and white pepper. It’s sweet and spicy going down, with slight bitters on the finish.

Tequila Wizard
838 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Barrel Select “Continental” was aged for 12 months in Cognac barrels. Bottled at 43.1%. Nose: Cinnamon, cloves, white pepper and tender basil leaves. Vanilla and almond paste. Citrus peel, dried apricots, peaches and plums. Subdued earthiness, reminiscent of a musty root cellar. Flavor: Entry has feisty pepper heat and spices: both white pepper and black pepper. Throw in a sliver of jalapeño and you get the idea. Followed up with vanilla, tangerines, caramelized sweet baked agave, and a dash of bitters. Doesn’t have the oiliness, and butter like mouthfeel of its siblings - but by no means thin. IMO this hasn’t achieved the harmony shown in the “Tropical” and “Transatlantic” expressions.

Tequila Ninja
141 ratings
  • 87 Rating

sweet agave caramel cinnamon dried fruit pepper. my least favorite of the three expressions but still very good.

Tequila Phenom
332 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Nothing out of the ordinary average complexity from Ocho, but very enjoyable Aroma: Cooked agave, baking spices, some herbs and the mineral/earthy punch. A sweet dried fruit layer (pitted fruits; plum, cherry, apricot). Old cabinet woody scent. The woody aromas/flavors on this reminded me on an old cabinet Flavor: Bell pepper entrance followed by sweet notes (vanilla, sweet citrus orange/tangerine) and white pepper finish Was anticipating more of a roller coaster experience.

Tequila Freak
28 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Nose: agave, sweet agave, caramel, ever so slight cinnamon, floral Taste: agave, heat: black and white pepper, sweet caramel, pepper again for the finish. Great mouth feel too… a numb tingle.

Tequila Savant
261 ratings
  • 86 Rating

cinnamon, clove, cooked agave, pepper, citrus, chocolate with some plum on the aroma. flavor keeps up with the aroma on this one, but initial hit on the tongue some pepper heat. cooked agave, chocolate, clove, cinnamon, not-so-hot jalapeno pepper take over from there. need a few sips to reach it. some banana enters in. definite cognac presence on the med-long finish. not a surprise at 43.1% ABV. one of the last projects I believe Tomas Estes was involved in. again Carlos Camarena doesn't allow the barrel to take complete control of this anejo. considering I found this late after it hit the market, for a relatively reasonable price it scores well. my first bottle of the 3 in this collection was the Transatlantic, which I prefer over this one slightly more. next up is the Tropical

Tequila Ninja
133 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Lovely aroma with a sweetness to it and finishes with just a touch of heat

Tequila Fanatic
17 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Aroma: Cooked agave. Oak. Smoke. Flavor: Cooke agave. Oak. Spices. Red fruits. Finish: Spice. Medium length.

Tequila Guru
90 ratings
  • 89 Rating

another fantastic tequila from this special Barrel Select offering. Cognac adds sweet fruit and banana custard like notes while still maintaining the awesome cooked agave. amazing tequila. Buy it if you can find it! see my video review at https://youtu.be/cAiP7QCzea0