Review #1357 – Fortaleza Anejo

The Schtick: Using blue agave of 7-8 years of age, Fortaleza Anejo spends 23 months aging in barrels. Let’s see how it is.


Review #1357 | Tequila Review #54

Distiller: Fortaleza

Bottler: Fortaleza

Brand: Fortaleza

Selection: N/A

ABV: 40% ABV

Age: 23 Months


Nose: Spearmint, bell peppers, cream cheese frosting. Light vanilla, some pepper.

Taste: Medium mouth feel. Lots of honey, light agave. Pepper, faint clay, lots more pepper, string beans, spearmint.

Finish: Short but clean. Nice oak presence. More spearmint, oak and some pepper.

Overall: I like this but wish I opted for the blanco or reposado. Ill try those next. That said, big fan.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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