Tequila Kostiv Reposado
  • Category Tequila
  • Country Mexico
  • Region Jalisco
  • Distillery NOM 1500
  • Age 6 Month
  • Style Tequila Reposado
  • Maturation ex-hand charred French Cabernet Sauvignon barrels
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • vanilla
  • floral
  • spicy
  • cinnamon
  • agave
  • citrus
  • oak
  • caramel
  • butterscotch

Tequila Kostiv

Reposado (0.7l, 40%)
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Character Goatson
One part tradition, one part innovation, this Tequila has spent 6 months in Wine barrels.

Petro Kostiv is a seasoned entrepreneur with several global projects under his belt. Saul Perez Ocampo is a Master Distiller and Kostiv's long-time buddy. When the former gave Kostiv a bottle of Tequila as a gift, a new passion blossomed. We can't blame him, the Mexican Spirit is an intoxicating one! One thing led to another and several visits to Jalisco later the pair decided to form a partnership. The goal? Bringing proper Artisanal Tequila ― and with it, Mexican culture ― to the world, working with several charity organizations along the way.

It's all done the traditional way in Amatitan, Jalisco, using agave from the lowlands. The harvested agave hearts or "piñas" are roasted in brick ovens, crushed in roller mills, and open-air fermented in wooden vats, before being double distilled. That's all well and good, and a great start to any Tequila story. But it's at this point that the foursome of expressions that they currently offer goes to do its own thing. You see, all the rested and aged expressions get matured in Wine barrels. The Reposado has spent 6 months in hand-charred cabernet Sauvignon casks, resulting in a truly unique drink. 
  • Category Tequila
  • Country Mexico
  • Region Jalisco
  • Distillery NOM 1500
  • Age 6 Month
  • Style Tequila Reposado
  • Maturation ex-hand charred French Cabernet Sauvignon barrels
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Straw

Nose / Aroma / Smell
A pleasant vanilla note leads the charge on the nose with floral notes and spice. There's cinnamon, agave, and a touch of citrus.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The oak influence becomes apparent on the palate with caramel, butterscotch, and fruity cooked agave.

Finish
Long, smooth, and oaky, the finish has lingering citrusy and spicy notes. 
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  • vanilla
  • floral
  • spicy
  • cinnamon
  • agave
  • citrus
  • oak
  • caramel
  • butterscotch
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Tequila labeled Gold (Oro) is your indicator (i.e., red flag) that you’re dealing with a mixto Tequila - unaged silver Tequila that has been colored and flavored with caramel to give the appearance of aged tequila.
Tequila is made from one type of agave, Blue agave. Each of these plants takes at least 6 years, more likely a year or two longer to mature.
Tequila is like Champagne or Cognac. It has a Denomination of Origin, meaning it can only be produced in the Jalisco State, Mexico.
The strongest Tequila available for sale clocks in at 75% ABV (150 proof). This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but drinking huge amounts of this spirit is likely te-quil-a.
Tequila goes bad with time! Once you open a bottle of Tequila, you better be in the mood to drink it. Generally, you have one to two months before oxidation and evaporation diminish the quality of the Tequila and destroy the Agave flavor profile.
In general, price of Tequila goes up with age, so añejos and extra añejos will be the most expensive and blancos the cheapest.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Tequila labeled Gold (Oro) is your indicator (i.e., red flag) that you’re dealing with a mixto Tequila - unaged silver Tequila that has been colored and flavored with caramel to give the appearance of aged tequila.
Tequila is made from one type of agave, Blue agave. Each of these plants takes at least 6 years, more likely a year or two longer to mature.
Tequila is like Champagne or Cognac. It has a Denomination of Origin, meaning it can only be produced in the Jalisco State, Mexico.
The strongest Tequila available for sale clocks in at 75% ABV (150 proof). This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but drinking huge amounts of this spirit is likely te-quil-a.
Tequila goes bad with time! Once you open a bottle of Tequila, you better be in the mood to drink it. Generally, you have one to two months before oxidation and evaporation diminish the quality of the Tequila and destroy the Agave flavor profile.
In general, price of Tequila goes up with age, so añejos and extra añejos will be the most expensive and blancos the cheapest.
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