Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia Tequila / Bot.2012

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Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia Tequila / Bot.2012
70cl / 38%
A really sumptuous anejo taken, as the name suggests, from the private stocks of the Cuervo family. This tequila has been aged five years for exceptional smoothness. The box for this 2012 edition was designed by Ricardo Pinto.
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Customer Reviews: (19 reviews)
Hints of butter scotch, root beer, caramel, it is the best I have ever had. Vintage 2008 BOMBER!!! POSTED 10/10/13
- Con Huevos, 11th Oct '13
well, I have to agree with previous posters...the packaging is superb, the current releases I've tasted a mere shadow of earlier efforts ( I was lucky to taste in the bar @ the Camino Real Hotel in Mexico City in the early/mid 90's) Don Julio 1942 is much more impressive...crazy smooth, strong vanilla notes
- Clayton Bigsby, 10th Sep '13
just ordered one of these for a mate as a wedding present. wow. the bottle is hand sealed, hand numbered, and the box, well this is something else, its timber, beautifully painted comes with stickers / tattoo type things, a history pamphlet, another explanatory pamphlet & info inside the box lid. as for tasting can't comment, more really does need to be amde on the packaging as its far more than i was expecting. i want to keep it!
- george, 11th Jun '13
A high-end product indeed. A complex mixture of wood and spice.
- Marq, 4th Dec '12
I'm sipping some of my treasured 2006 as I type. This is liquid heaven. My favourite tequila ever.
- Jessica, 5th Nov '12
Nice to see so many comments here about the Reserva! I'm sure it still surprises people with its quality, but it lacks compared to its older editions(<2006). Still great though and the boxes are beautiful. I have about 10 unopened ones from 2005 and back waiting for special occasions!
- Yiannis, 22nd Apr '12
Anyone who mixes this elixir should be banned :) amazing sipping tequila, worth every penny
- anonymous, 19th Apr '12
sorry but why in earth would you use it in a margarita??? margaritas shouls be made with young tequila!
- snob, 10th Feb '12
I bought a bottle of it in 2000 after having some in their tasting room in Cabo. It sat in my bar fridge for 10 years then we drank it with some trader joes margarita mix! I paid like 20 bucks back then... maybe 40. Now I feel bad that it costs $100. the margaritas were good....
- Bruce in L.A., 10th Nov '11
the king of sipping tequillas. I drink it neat with a fine cigar.
- michaele, 9th Aug '11
Tried it with a mate in London. Pure velvet, strong vanilla notes, incredible finish. The smoothest tequila i ever had, very easily on par with a good Armagnac for richness and depth - not a small accolade from a French person. The aftertaste stays with you for minutes. Pure liquid joy.That would make a fabulous gift for someone you realllly like - who knows, he may open the bottle for you.
- Jean-Louis, 11th May '11
This tequila is an extra anejo and it tastes like a reposado. The earth is very pronounced and all in all decent. If you want the vanilla, cinnamon and oak of an extra anejo get the Don Julio 1942 or Casa Noble. Both good but disparate in price. If you can find Clase Azul get it.
- anonymous, 19th Feb '11
I love this stuff
- anonymous, 17th Aug '10
Great Tequila! Love it!!
- anonymous, 11th Jun '10
I lived in Mexico for 2 years and this was my Tequila of choice. It is simply the best. Restaurants in Mexico charge approx ?6 per glass! (given that we used to buy 6 bottles of Corona for ?2.50, this was expensive by comparison) Pure nectar in a glass. To be sipped from a minature Brandy glass with a glass of VERY spicy tomato juice for company!
- Stuart Blackmore, 24th Mar '10
Went to mundo cuervo in Tequila, Jal last week and tried it directly out of a barrel. That was tequila heaven! Needless to say, the 2 bottles customs allows flown back, were of this amazing tequila. An '07 and '08. The best I've had!
- Nando, 11th Dec '08
Goes down like silk.... DO NOT SLAM THIS DRINK it would be a crime ! excellent price on here too, seen it for 160 elsewhere
- alex gaunt, 31st Oct '08
Tried it and loved it, you can certainly tell this is the best
- Chris Kingaby, 29th Oct '08
Ohhhh my god!
- DonRasmus, 24th Jan '08
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