Montagave 'Exploración' Volume I Añejo

Type: Tequila
Brand: Montagave
Nom
1123
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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 : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : Stainless steel tanks, 100% agave, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation without fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Pot w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : French Oak barrels, Wine casks ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : No additives, Rested in stainless steel

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Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

3
Pepper (black)
3
Agave (cooked)
2
Mint
2
Pitted Fruit
2
Caramel
2
Oak
1
Alcohol
1
Fruity
1
Flowers
1
Raisin
1
Butter
1
Banana

Flavors Detected

6
Agave (cooked)
3
Oak
2
Cherry
1
Pear
1
Yeast/Dough
1
Baking Spice
1
Chocolate
1
Pepper (black)
1
Fruity
1
Flowers
1
Raisin
1
Barrel Spice

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Badass
480 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Tried this at lotecito Dec 1, 2023 Really enjoyed it. I thought it was well balanced. Got some pear, agave, barrel notes, a little fizz (perhaps the yeast). Dry finish. Very enjoyable. Not sure of the cost so I rated based on average value

Tequila Badass
434 ratings
  • 86 Rating

A surprise offering from an outstanding Rosa blanco producer. Balanced, cooked sweet agave. Flavor profile leaning more towards barrel notes of apricot, cooking spice and light caramel.

Tequila Wizard
920 ratings
  • 88 Rating

LOTE 453, bottled on 101123, tasted on 2-13-24. Color: yellow to dark yellow. Aroma: light sweet cooked agave, light stone fruit, light peach, aromatic light green vegetal note, wood note that has a sweet side therefore not astringent nor bothering, resinous sweetness. After 30 minutes in the glass a hint earthiness emerges. Palate: confirms aromas perceived, sweeter on the palate, the longer it stays in the glass the more evident the wood note becomes, anise, hint of acidity. Good sweet sour and acidic balance. Spicy wood note. Finish is medium to long, hint of sweet cooked agave with stone fruit sweetness, light wood note and a hint of earthiness persists. Note to self: drink this tequila sooner than later after being served.

Tequila Ninja
133 ratings
  • 89 Rating

I guess I’ve been spoiled by the Cazcanes Blanco and Repo Rosas at a higher proof because I’m really missing that here. However, that’s the only negative. Lots of wine barrel notes, fruit, baking spices, but still the agave shines through. Nose is peppery and ethanol. Some mint and stone fruit. Very easy to drink, which is unfortunate since I only have 2 bottles of this.

Tequila Ninja
181 ratings
  • 90 Rating

One of the best finishes for an añejo. Light pepper ending subtle explosions of barrel flavor. I hope this is something that’s a yearly release or part of their flagship line up. A new comer, friend of mine, to tequila did not believe this was tequila at first taste.

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