Aged: 1 years 11 months
Product of: Mexico
Fortaleza Añejo is a 100% agave tequila made using traditional techniques including brick ovens, a Tahona wheel, fermentation in open air wooden tanks and double distillation copper pot stills. The tequila is aged 23 months in American oak before bottling in bottles hand-blown in Mexico.
Sampled on 21/06/2015
(sample No. A-L-22) Clear, pale golden amber.
Caramel, vanilla, buttery butterscotch and roasted agave with light cinnamon and nutmeg spice, plump raisins and not quite ripe pineapple. Floral notes emerge with time.
Delicately spicy and faintly sweet with chewy oily texture. Flavours of caramel, butterscotch, agave and well-judged dry cinnamon spiced oak.
Long, lingering and delicately cinnamon spiced.
Rich caramel and butterscotch roasted agave with dry spicy oak and cinnamon spice. A fabulous añejo showing its extended aging period.
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