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Espolon Reposado Tequila Review

It’s no secret that we’re fans of Espolon Blanco Tequila, as it’s one of the best value buys in the 100% agave tequila market. But how fares the Reposado?

Espolon Reposado Tequila is crafted at the San Nicolas Distillery in the Highlands region of Jalisco, Mexico. After distillation, it’s aged six months in American oak barrels. The result is a golden-hued spirit that’s full of roasted agave, spice and caramel on the nose. Drink up to taste flavors ranging from brown sugar and vanilla to tropical fruits. It’s less agave-forward than the blanco, and those six months in barrel give the Reposado some dry oak notes on the finish.

Espolon Tequilas aren’t incredibly complex, but at their $20-$25 price point, they’re quite the bargain. The Reposado is easy-going as a sipper and solid in Margaritas and other cocktails.

Espolon Blanco and Reposado were reintroduced to the United States in 2010 after a three year market hiatus. Originally, the lineup also included an Anejo, but for now the brand is only producing the Blanco and Reposado.

Stats:
– 40% Alcohol by Volume
– $25

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Written by Kevin Gray

4 Comments

  1. Berger · January 8, 2012

    The folks at tequilaconnection.com have noticed the recent unavailability of Cabo Wabo Anejo (bottled at San Nicolas Distillery the past few years). Hopefully they will be able to deliver the quality (Espolon and Cabo Wabo) Anejo tequilas in the future. Cheers!

  2. SanDonna · March 3, 2012

    Good job folks in the renewal of Tequila Espolon. It is nothing but tasty perfection. I love it!

  3. doug · May 21, 2012

    i just brought some yesterday and i say…that it didn’t taste bad but it just tasted “flat” out plain with almost too much sweetness. before that i tried “camarena” which i plain on buying again,just cool good,and reposado “el charro” that had a couple more levels of taste. if you havev’t tried carmarena you probaly will like it better than espolon. i don’t know what the hype is all about concerning espolon? the 2 i named are far better even for the price,of course i got all of them at a liquer store with more resonable prices.

  4. doug · May 21, 2012

    i would like to add a comment saying that it’s probaly great as a mixer but just sipping on shots or taking them it just taste plain and sweet.i reckon i have tasted complex versions of tequila that chalenge you to pick out the flavors. people that only like to get drunk instead of apritiate a complex tequila will probaly like esolon.

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