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La Puerta Negra Tequila Reposado

La Puerta Negra Tequila Reposado is 100% Agave and produced at Corporativo Destileria Santa Lucia. La Puerta Negra rests for at least 2 months in oak before it is bottled.

An excellent value on La Perta Negra Tequilas, 100% Agave averaging $10-$15 per bottle. Perfect for making quality cocktails, and you might even enjoy them straight.

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87
Aroma-Nose 
 
86  (1)
Initial Taste 
 
86  (1)
Body 
 
86  (1)
Finish 
 
86  (1)
Enjoyability 
 
86  (1)
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The more I drink tequilas from NOM 1173 (Corporativo Destileria Santa Lucia, S.A. de C.V.), the bigger a fan I become of their overall portfolio. I've recently had the pleasure of tasting other brands like El Capo, Julio Cesar Chavez and El Destilador and they all deliver good value for the money. This is my first chance to taste La Puerta Negra. And even though the price on this one is low...the expectations are actually fairly high.


Price: $15-20/bottle

Aroma: Cooked agave, notes of spice and light vanilla.

Initial Taste: Agave, light mint and vanilla

Body: Medium body…and a nice mix of vanilla, oak, spice and hint of bitter chocolate.

Finish: A medium linger. The vanilla and spice are the most prominent. It fades away softly. Very pleasant.

La Puerta Negra reposado has a lot of the elements that I like from the previous entries from NOM 1173, but it's just a bit more muted. The flavors are balanced and it's really smooth. In a perfect world, there would be more of them. But here's the thing that should make you jump at going to get it. Right now it can be purchased for $9.99 at Hi Time Wines. At that price, you should probably just pick up 6 for all of your summer mixing and party needs.
Overall rating 
 
87
Aroma-Nose 
 
86
Initial Taste 
 
86
Body 
 
86
Finish 
 
86
Enjoyability 
 
86
Price 
 
100
Presentation 
 
85
Reviewed by Tequila Tourist May 28, 2013
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The more I drink tequilas from NOM 1173 (Corporativo Destileria Santa Lucia, S.A. de C.V.), the bigger a fan I become of their overall portfolio. I've recently had the pleasure of tasting other brands like El Capo, Julio Cesar Chavez and El Destilador and they all deliver good value for the money. This is my first chance to taste La Puerta Negra. And even though the price on this one is low...the expectations are actually fairly high.


Price: $15-20/bottle

Aroma: Cooked agave, notes of spice and light vanilla.

Initial Taste: Agave, light mint and vanilla

Body: Medium body…and a nice mix of vanilla, oak, spice and hint of bitter chocolate.

Finish: A medium linger. The vanilla and spice are the most prominent. It fades away softly. Very pleasant.

La Puerta Negra reposado has a lot of the elements that I like from the previous entries from NOM 1173, but it's just a bit more muted. The flavors are balanced and it's really smooth. In a perfect world, there would be more of them. But here's the thing that should make you jump at going to get it. Right now it can be purchased for $9.99 at Hi Time Wines. At that price, you should probably just pick up 6 for all of your summer mixing and party needs.

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