2013 Reposado Brands of Promise
Thank you to all the brands who sent in their tequilas for reviews on Sipping Off The Cuff. We loved you all! Congratulations to all the nominees – there was some serious competition! To the winners, please don’t stop making tequila!
Look for the Anejos coming tomorrow!
Click on play in the image below to see the presentation of the winning reposados in the 2013 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards.
Winners, look for your official seals and QR codes coming later today.
Reposado may be rested in oak barrels or casks as large as 20,000 litres (5,280 gallons), allowing for richer and more complex flavors. The preferred oak comes from the US, France, or Canada, and is usually white oak. Some companies char the wood to impart a smoky flavor, or use barrels previously used with different kinds of alcohol (e.g. whiskey or wine). Some reposados can also be aged in new wood barrels to achieve the same woody flavor and smoothness, but in less time.