La Venenosa Don Guelo Azul G1

The Schtick: Distilled by Don Guelo in 2000 using Agave Tequilana Webber, this bottling is one of a three flask set bottled by La Venenosa from glass carboys Don Guelo has been resting this spirit in for 20 years.

Review #2002 | Tequila Review #34

Distiller: Don Guelo

Bottler: La Venenosa

Brand: La Venenosa


ABV: 42.6% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Fantastically fruity and funky – think brie, apple slices, caramel and blue cheese. Ripe plantain, light acidity and ammonia, smoky and roasty.

Taste: Thin on the palate but loaded with complexity. Sour apples, funky paint and varnish, light pepper. Orange and apple slices, cream and greek yogurt. So interesting.

Finish: Long finish, lots of parchment, pepper, funky sour fruit and a load of that sweet cream and plasticity.

Overall: Absolutely unreal initial foray into these. The development of that funky yogurty fruit notes and parchment savory notes is wild.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7

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