Cenote Ahumado Tequila (SRP: $75.99)is a small-batch tequila that revives historic methods used by original tequileros of roasting agave pinas over a woodfire. The resulting Ahumado 100% Blue Weber Agave reposado combines the best tequila methods with a mezcal-inspired roasting method that presents a unique smokey flavor profile.
Cenote Ahumado is rested in oak barrels for more than 2 months to develop additional character, mellows in flavor, and blooms into a beautiful, golden color, the company says. Aromas of hickory, smoke, clover, honey, and ginger, this spirit is mysterious and complex and highlights dark caramel, fire-roasted peppers, cinnamon, and toasted coconut on the palate.
The black bottle design visually emphasizes the smoke-forward rich agave flavor inside the bottle. Atop the bottle is pina, an homage to the heart of the agave plant, complete with a copper clasp which makes opening the bottle a special experience.