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Tequila Ocho Reposado


About Tequila Ocho

Tequila Ocho comes to the Sip Tequila portfolio by way of Carlos Camarena, a third generation Tequilero, and Tomas Estes, tequila legend and global spirits ambassador.  Some would say this is the most dynamic and intense partnership in the tequila world, bringing to life decades of experience and deep understanding and respect for the agave plant.  With a truly artisanal approach, Tequila Ocho brings terroir in Tequila to life, celebrating single estate agave harvests and yearly vintages, making them rare and collectible.  Not to mention, delicious.  

Why we love Tequila Ocho Reposado 2018 El Bajío

  • Agaves harvested from El Bajío estate in Jesus Maria at 2,175 meters in elevation
  • This is a mild and fruity reposado with zesty hints of green agave and tropical fruits softened with deep tones of cream and overripe stone fruit
  • Produced at the famous La Alteña distillery in Arandas, by master distiller Carlos Camarena, NOM 1474
  • Artisanal production methods customized to the characteristics of the agave at time of harvest
  • Each harvest leaves a small percentage of agaves that will go to seed to further agave propagation and diversity 
  • 40% ABV

Tasting Notes

Aroma: zesty green agave, mint, vanilla, orange blossom

Palate: a true bell curve of flavors starting with light caramel and cooked agave evolving to bruleed grapefruit, white pepper and milk chocolate, finishing with bright tones of lemon zest and ripe stone fruit

Finish: rich yet dry with lingering spices and tannins 

 

Notes on the El Bajío estate from Tequila Ocho

El Bajío is located in Jesus María municipality, around 7km east of Jesus María town at 2,170 to 2,175 meters elevation, with gentle slopes north to south. The name refers to land located in the lower part of a valley.

The agave harvested for this production was planted in 2012 & 2013 when the plants were one year old, therefore the agave was 6 & 7 years old at harvest and had an average weight of 20kgs with 27% sugar content.


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