The saying goes that opposites appeal to, however generally likeminded issues are additionally drawn collectively. Such is the case with the brand new limited-edition further anejo tequila from G4, which was aged in barrels that when held George Dickel Tennessee whiskey.
G4 is a properly regarded premium tequila model created by grasp distiller Felipe Camarena. Tequila followers are possible conversant in his identify, as he’s a part of a household that has been making agave spirits for generations (different Camarena household manufacturers embrace Ocho, Tapatio and the eponymous Camarena). Camarena and his group produce G4 (which stands for 4 generations of tequila making) on the El Pandillo distillery utilizing a transformed steamroller to crush the agave pinas, baking them in stone ovens that he designed, and utilizing equal components rainwater and properly water for distillation. No components of any kind are used within the tequila, which is a supply of delight for the model.
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For a very long time George Dickel was that different Tennessee whiskey that isn’t Jack Daniel’s, however in recent times head distiller and GM Nicole Austin has elevated the model to new heights with the discharge of Dickel Bourbon, varied bottled-in-bond expressions, and a few new rye whiskeys. The connection right here is that this new G4 6-Yr Additional Añejo was totally matured in Dickel whiskey barrels at El Pandillo, as is all aged G4 tequila. In keeping with a consultant for the model, maturation takes place beneath the distillery in a cool, damp local weather with little air move, which is mainly the other of a rickhouse in Kentucky. The rep instructed Robb Report that Camarena is keen on older, evenly charred Dickel barrels. It is because, together with the maturation surroundings, the result’s a much less profound impact on the tequila because it ages, and even after six years the palate will not be dominated by oak.
The brand new 6-Yr Additional Anejo is bottled at barrel energy of 86 proof. Every bottle is available in a Brazilian Parota wooden field detailed with Camarena’s signature. Official tasting notes element a floral and fruity palate, with some spice, leather-based, tobacco and citrus adopted by notes of vanilla, nutmeg and pepper.
G4 Tequila 6-Yr Añejo is obtainable in very restricted numbers—only one,000 bottles can be found, every with a price ticket of $499.99. However, given G4’s popularity, this looks like one new ultra-premium tequila that even the purists can get behind.
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