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Ocho Tequila Reposado (La Ladera 2021) 50cl
Ocho Tequila Reposado (La Ladera 2021) 50cl
Ocho Tequila Reposado (La Ladera 2021) 50cl

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Ocho Tequila Reposado (La Ladera 2021) 50cl

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Ocho designates both the year of production and the precise field from which the agaves are sourced, so each batch takes on different characteristics, making each vintage collectable.

Made with agave from the La Ladera Rancho (the Hillside field) which faces West and has an average 8% slope. This rancho has a total area of 86 acre with an altitude between 2,100 to 2,150 meters above sea level.

The land is a rocky slope with shallow red mineral soil and low to medium fertility. Due to such conditions, the agave plants have relatively low average weight. Nevertheless, the sugar level is high, above 30% of the total weight, due to the stressful conditions in which the plant grows during its full life cycle.

Produced by the Camarena family in conjunction with Tomas Estes (Cafe Pacifico, La Perla). A luscious, full-textured white Tequila, with a beautiful agave flavour.

NOM: 1474

Aroma: agave, oak, black pepper, citrus, caramel, earthy

Palate: earthy agave, black pepper, roasted almonds, caramel, orange peel, minerals

Interesting fact:

Region: Jalisco (Los Altos), single estate

Age of agave when harvested: they harvest the agaves at 7- 10 years, when they are over ripe and full of sugars and acids for concentrated complex flavours

Oven type: slow cooking in brick ovens

Extraction method: mechanical roller

Fermentation: Fermentation takes place in small (3,000 litre capacity) wooden pine vats made. Proprietary, indigenous, natural yeast is used. The open vats allow airborne yeast and bacteria to freely mix with the must. Fermentation lasts between 4-5 days (96-120 hours), depending on the weather.

Still type: double distilled in steel first and then copper

Aging: aged for 2 months in 200 liter American Oak barrels, previously used for ageing American Whiskey. Tequila Ocho uses barrels of many previous fillings -which have become ‘neutralized’- for the minimum time allowed by law to retain as much agave essence as possible.

ABV: 40%

Please note, due to current restrictions, this product cannot be shipped to the following countries:

  • Ireland