El Tequileno Sassenach Select Double Wood Reposado

El Tequileno Sassenach Select Double Wood Reposado

$129

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About El Tequileño Tequila

Named in honor of the people of Tequila, El Tequileño was founded in 1959 by Don Jorge Salles Cuervo with a vision to create only the finest tequila. Sixty years later, El Tequileño is made in the same place using the same recipe by the grandson of Don Jorge.  Learn more about El Tequileño here.

Why we love El Tequileño Sassenach Select - Double Wood Reposado

Sassenach select is what happens when great whiskey meets amazing tequila. Master distiller Antonio Salles and the Sassenach spirits founder Sam Heughan joined forces to create a small-batch limited-edition aged Tequila. 

  • Double wood reposado aged for two years in American oak barrels, and finished for four months in French oak barrels 
  • Limited edition Tequila created by Tony Salles, 3rd generation Master Distiller in partnership with Sassenach spirits founder Sam Heughan
  • Produced with volcanic spring water from the Volcan de Tequila
  • Traditional craft production using highland agave, autoclaves, open fermentation, copper pot still and pipones.
  • Leader in sustainability in Tequila. 98% of all by-product is re-used at the distillery and agave fields. 
  • 100% additive free verified by Tequila Matchmaker
  • 84 proof / 42% ABV
  • NOM: 1108 / Jorge Salles Cuervo y Sucesores / Tequila, Jalisco
  • Bottle Size: 750mL

 

Aroma: cooked agave, honey, toasted oak, black pepper

Palate: whiskey, toasted oak, cooked agave, baking spices, salted caramel

Finish: lasting and spicy with a touch of cream

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