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Don Modesto Tequila Anejo

Don Modesto Tequila Anejo

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Don Modesto Tequila Añejo is the next level of aging is the añejo tequilas. Añejo, which means "vintage", can only appear on bottles that contain tequila, aged in oak barrels having a maximum capacity of 600 liters, a minimum of one year. This is a requirement of the Mexican government. A year of resting in a cool bodega produces a smoother and more sophisticated taste. American whiskey barrels, french oak casks, or cognac barrels, are commonly used to age this tequila. Añejos are typically aged between 1 and 3 years. They are darker in color, more complex in flavor, and smoother than reposado tequilas. The commercial alcohol by volume must be adjusted by the addition of distilled water for each type of tequila.

Don Modesto ultra premium tequilas have created the full package from start to finish. Creating 3 Organic tequilas so pure and full of agave flavor that it has elevated the concept of tequila to new levels.

Specifications

  • NOM: 1531
  • Distillery: Rivesca, S.A. de C.V.
  • Region: Lowlands - Central
  • Distillation Steps: Double
  • Barrel/Cask: American Oak
  • Alc. Vol: 40%

Awards

  • Gold Medal - Spirits of Mexico 2011
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