Review: Mijenta Tequila Reposado

Review: Mijenta Tequila Reposado

Mijenta‘s second expression is here, taking its base Highlands agave and aging it for up to six months in a blend of American white oak, French oak, and French acacia wood casks.

The finished product is soft and approachable, offering a solid balance between the freshness of agave and the sweetness driven by the barrel. Lightly peppery on the nose, the tequila features fresh herbs, a pinch of spice, and a mild, indistinct fruitiness that runs to apricot and lemon. The palate spins the equation around, offering a honeyed peach and citrus note up front, filtered through gentle caramel and vanilla notes. There’s a punch of barrel char on the finish, but again this element is mild and well-integrated with the livelier, fruity attack.

Less unusual than the expressive and wild blanco, this reposado bottling sticks a bit closer to the expected flavor profile — despite its unusual barrel treatment. The price may be a bit dear, but the experience is fully worth the investment.

80 proof.

A- / $66 / mijenta-tequila.com [BUY IT NOW FROM DRIZLY]

Mijenta Tequila Reposado

$66
9

Rating

9.0/10

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