El Espolon Reposado Tequila

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Closure: Synthetic stopper

More about El Espolon Reposado Tequila

Produced by: Destiladora San Nicolas (NOM 1440, DOT 151)
Owned by: Gruppo Campari
UK distribution by: Campari UK
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 6 months

Product of: Product of Mexico Mexico

El Espolon Reposado is a 100% agave tequila produced in the Highlands region of Los Altos in Jalisco, Mexico and is aged for six months in American oak barrels.
Campari bought the Espolòn brand of tequila when it purchased the San Nicolas Distillery where Espolòn is produced in 2009. Originally introduced in the US in 2000, Campari re-launched Espolòn after purchasing the brand in May 2010.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 25/07/2014

Appearance:

Clear, pale straw yellow.

Aroma:

Wet cement, dusty, dried apricot and peach, caramel and chocolaty agave with prickly white pepper.

Taste:

White pepper spice with caramel, herbal notes, hints of banana, peach and apricot.

Aftertaste:

Caramel, overripe banana and newly swan oak with white pepper spice.

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