Review: Rancho Nuevo Tequila Reposado

Review: Rancho Nuevo Tequila Reposado

This new tequila is only available in a reposado expression (time in barrel is 10 months, very lengthy for a reposado). 100 percent agave, of course, the nose is pungent and big, loaded with agave and pepper character, plus a touch of wood. The body reveals more nuance: Lots of sweet caramel and honey, maple syrup, and a dusting of citrus. The sweet sticks to your ribs, and your teeth: Nougat, chewy and rich, with a creamy, lasting denouement.

The label may not be the most sophisticated we’ve seen here, but what’s inside is solid.

80 proof.

A- / $35

Rancho Nuevo Tequila Reposado




Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.

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