Gran Patrón Burdeos Tequila

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Gran Patron Burdeos

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 2 years

Product of: Product of Mexico Mexico

This 100% agave, triple distilled añejo tequila is matured in a combination of casks: one year in ex-bourbon barrels, 10 months in French oak barrels , then finished in barrels previously used to mature first-growth Bordeaux wines for 2 months. Indeed, the name Burbeos is Spanish for Bordeaux.
Packaged in hand-blown individually numbered crystal bottles.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 18/04/2016

Appearance:

Clear, deep amber.

Aroma:

Honeyed vinous notes, old oak wardrobe, roasted agave and passion fruit.

Taste:

Rich raisiny fruit set against dry spicy oak with light agave, vanilla and black pepper spice.

Aftertaste:

More rich raisin fruit, sweet vanilla, dry oak and lingering black pepper.

Overall:

Flavours and character reminiscent of an XO cognac presented in a fruity tequila.

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