Hacienda Vieja Tequila Reposado

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Purchased bottle on 12/08/08 for $15.99 at Jon's Market. Tasted at home out of a snifter. Yet another pleasant surprise for the price. It came nicely packaged with a double ball glass, and the bottle now says 100% de agave. The main thing I liked about this tequila was its consistency. Meaning the aroma matched the initial taste and body, etc, etc. A very solid 'B+' in my book.

Aroma: A nose of oak and fruit, with lighter hints of caramel.
Initial Taste: A semi oily mouth feel, upon entry its lightly sweet with no bitterness. First taste oak and fruit.
Body: A warm body of agave, fruit, spice and caramel.
FInish: A lightly (?) heated finish of medium duration with a lingering taste of peppermint.
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It is a much better product than it appears! It is 100% agave although the label doesn't say so (apparently there is a new label in the works for the U.S.) It is similar to the Cazadores reposado; True agave flavor, hot and Fiery with a little oak. Would make a great margarita!
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All I can tell you is that for the price this is one of the best tequilas I have tried in quite a long time. My wife and I basically only drink tequila and we do shots. The first shot is always the strongest but it was almost sweet to the taste. The best part about Hacienda Vieja obviously was that I only paid about 17.99 for a bottle and secondly was that it did not have a bad burn at all. VERY VERY smooth for a cheaper tequila.
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Good taste, good price. Is a very worth tequila, you can taste it straight or in a "paloma", marked agave flavour with a touch of oak, soft alcohol taste that brings a smoothy and soft sensation in the mouth (considering that is a reposado), well finish, good for all moment considering that this one is a reposado and comparing it with anothers of the class.
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Tasted 01/17/15 from a Riedel Tequila Glass.
Pale amber color.
Aroma: Medium fragrance of roasted agave, oak, and spices with caramel and citrus notes.
Initial Taste: Well-balanced flavors of agave, oak, white pepper and caramel with a subtle alcohol note.
Body: Medium body with a light buttery mouth-feel that allows the flavors to blend together on the palate.
Finish: A slightly heated medium-length finish of agave and oak with a mild peppery kick.
Price: $15.99 to $21.99

This reposado is an excellent value under $20. It is is a good mixer and also a decent sipping tequila. It is better than most value brands in this price range and certainly much better than most mixto brands on the market. This is very similar to El Espolon Reposado, which I gave slightly higher marks in a side-by-side tasting.
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