Cenote Cristalino Anejo
Cenote Cristalino Añejo is an elegant and innovative tequila that pays homage to the age-old Mexican art of tequila production while infusing modern techniques to refine and elevate the experience. This exceptional spirit undergoes filtration to remove color but maintain the complex flavor profile obtained through aging, giving the tequila a "cristalino" or crystalline appearance. Available at Third Base Market & Spirits, this tequila is an absolute must-try for aficionados seeking a smooth yet nuanced drinking experience.
- Name: Cenote Cristalino Añejo
- Type: Tequila (Cristalino Añejo)
- Age: Aged for at least one year
- Region: Jalisco, Mexico
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 40% (80 Proof)
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
Despite its añejo designation, the tequila possesses a crystal-clear clarity due to its advanced filtration process, making it a visually striking pour.
The aroma is a captivating medley of vanilla, caramel, and delicate florals, enhanced by a subtle hint of toasted oak and spices. The complexity of the bouquet makes it evident that this is no ordinary tequila.
Rich and velvety, the initial sip reveals layers of creamy vanilla and buttery caramel, followed by an echo of tropical fruits like pineapple and citrus. The agave's natural sweetness is counterbalanced by a touch of peppery spice and earthy undertones.
The finish is smooth and long-lasting, characterized by lingering notes of sweet oak and spice. The mouthfeel remains silky, making it incredibly palatable, even for those new to tequila.
Full-bodied yet remarkably smooth, the tequila provides a textural richness that enhances its multifaceted flavors.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
Cenote Cristalino Añejo offers an exceptional tequila experience that combines the best of both worlds—traditional craftsmanship and modern innovation. This is the ideal choice for consumers who appreciate the complexities of an añejo but seek the crisp, smooth finish that the cristalino style offers.
Given its complexity and richness, this tequila pairs excellently with grilled meats, spicy Mexican cuisine, or even rich desserts like chocolate fondue or caramel flan.
Cenote Cristalino Añejo is often in high demand due to its unique attributes. Please consult with Third Base Market & Spirits for availability and potential wait times for this premium offering.
In sum, Cenote Cristalino Añejo stands as a sophisticated fusion of tradition and innovation. Whether sipped neat, on the rocks, or used in high-end cocktails, its complexity and smoothness are sure to captivate both the novice and the seasoned tequila enthusiast.