Frequently Asked Questions
Suavecito Extra Añejo Tequila represents the pinnacle of tequila aging. It is aged in oak barrels for five years to create a tequila with an incredibly rich, complex, and mature flavor profile.
Suavecito Extra Añejo’s extended aging process demands more time, storage, and resources to create, leading to more significant evaporation losses (known as the “angel’s share”). The longer barrel aging also means the barrels cannot be reused quickly. Each of these steps contributes to the tequila’s premium price.
Absolutely. The prolonged aging process imparts an unparalleled smoothness to Suavecito Extra Añejo, making it one of the easiest drinking and most remarkable tasting tequilas available.
Regarding alcohol content, Suavecito Extra Añejo does not have a higher proof than comparable tequilas of a similar quality. However, its flavor and aromatic profile are notably richer and more intense due to the extended aging.
Suavecito Extra Añejo Tequila is best savored neat in a Double Old Fashioned glass or a glass designed for tasting Tequila, such as a Glencairn or Riedel Tequila tasting glass This allows the intricate flavors and aromas to be fully appreciated.
Due to the extended aging, Suavecito Extra Añejo often has sweet undertones of indulgent caramel and seductive spices, resulting from the prolonged interaction with the oak barrels.
Suavecito Extra Añejo Tequila is primarily enjoyed as a sipping tequila, given its complex and layered flavor profile that deserves unhurried appreciation.
Suavecito Extra Añejo Tequila offers a symphony of flavors, including rich caramel, oak, vanilla, and spices, all underpinned by the core agave taste. The extended aging imparts depth and sophistication to its profile.
While Suavecito Extra Añejo Tequila can undoubtedly be used in cocktails, it’s often reserved for sipping due to its premium nature and complexity. Using it in a margarita might overshadow the nuanced flavors that make it special.