Color: Majestic golden hue
Nose: A mature aroma balanced with gentle hints of citrus and sweet, cooked agave.
Taste: Enticing vanilla flavors layered with caramel, chocolate and almond undertones.
Finish: Sweetly seductive with lingering vanilla impressions and a hint of oak for a warm, sensuous finish.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 91 points - Intense smoky aromas lift out of the glass. A creamy texture glides in the mouth, with lush butter, tart limes and asparagus coming through on the palate, all ending in a spicy finish. (Mar 2013)
Wine Enthusiast 90 points - A slightly inexpressive bouquet that offers delicate dried, yellow fruit aromas; aeration releases minor scents of brine and dill that complement the fruit. The palate entry is silky and as sweet as honey; at midpalate flavors of white pepper, beeswax, light caramel and nougat are added. The finish highlights the nougat and caramel.
— P.P. (11/15/2007) — 90-95 (Nov 2007)
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Aged for 5 years, this is the ultimate from Don Julio Gonzales, one of Mexico’s most
renowned premium tequila makers.