Bacardi-owned Patrón has launched a restricted version añejo Tequila aged in Sherry casks.
The Sherry Cask Aged Añejo Tequila was crafted by grasp distiller David Rodriguez at Patrón’s Hacienda distillery in Jalisco, Mexico.
Rodriguez blended Tequila that was matured for greater than two years in Spanish oak casks, which had been as soon as used to provide oloroso Sherry.
“Our new Sherry Cask Aged Añejo Tequila reveals the particular multi-dimensional nature of Patrón, and its capability to imbue delightfully distinctive flavours to basic cocktails which are historically crafted utilizing different spirits,” commented Rodriguez.
“Not solely that, however this Tequila includes a distinct and distinctive style profile, with extra pronounced and sophisticated aromas. I’m enormously pleased with this innovation and may’t look forward to individuals to do this Tequila, which is a mirrored image of our masterful course of that calls for painstaking artisanal expertise.”
On the nostril, the expression presents aromas of contemporary apricots, pear, banana and vanilla pudding. The palate presents an array of notes together with fig preserves, stone fruit compote, caramel, coconut and toasted walnuts, with a touch of pecan nuts. The end is alleged to be lengthy with the flavour of baked pear.
Patrón Sherry Cask Aged Añejo Tequila is on the market in restricted portions within the US on drizly.com for RRP US$79.99 per 750ml bottle.
In 2016, Patrón launched an analogous bottling as a journey retail unique: a Patrón Cask Collection Sherry Añejo. The ultra-premium Tequila was matured in Spanish oloroso Sherry casks.