Ultimate Beverage Challenge 86 points - Rich cigar box and sweet spice aromas are a pungent first impression. It is smooth on the palate with strong flavors of toasted grain, charred wood, vanilla and orange blossom, finishing with a suede like hit of spice. (Apr 2016)
takes the standard Hornitos anejo tequila aged for a year in traditional oak barrels and then finishes that tequila in heavily charred American Oak casks for four months, and then moves it to a toasted American Oak barrel for another two months. The aim here is to get some deep color and oak from the heavily charred barrel and then additional sweetness from the toasted oak barrel.