Tequila Ocho Reposado is made with 100% blue agave, harvested only when overripe and distilled at La Alteña Distillery in the Highlands of Jalisco.
This expression is rested for 8 weeks and 8 days in ex-American whiskey barrels, just over the minimum amount of time as required by law, giving this Reposado a round, cooked-agave note.
Year/Estate: 2021 La Ladera
Aroma: Cooked agave, Oak, Vanilla, Citrus, Black pepper, and Caramel, with hints of Cinnamon, minerals, and fruits/pineapple.
Flavor: Cooked agave, Black pepper, Vanilla, Caramel, Oak, Citrus, with hints of minerals and fruit.
Cooking: Stone/Brick Ovens.
Aging: American White Oak barrels, Whisky barrels.
Fermentation: 100% agave, Wood fermentation tanks, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation without fibers.
Extraction: Roller Mill
Distillation: 2x distilled
Still: Copper Pot
Alc. Vol: 40% ABV (80 Proof)