Grand Leyenda Reposado 750ml

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Grand Leyenda Reposado Tequila

Grand Leyenda Reposado

Santoyo Grand Leyenda Organic Reposado Tequila is categorized as a Reposado tequila. Tequila type is determined by age, and Santoyo Grand Leyenda Organic Reposado Tequila is aged for 11 months. Generally, Reposado ("rested") tequilas are aged in wooden barrels between two and twelve months. A wide variety of barrels are used for aging, from French Oak to Whiskey barrels. The type of barrel will have a significant impact on the subtle flavors of the tequila.

The Santoyo Grand Leyenda brand is owned and named for Jesus Santoyo, who re-branded his Hawaiian taco franchise to Grand Leyenda Cantinas to tie into the tequila brand. According to the write-up at the Pacific Business News (Stephanie Silverstein via BizJournal), he will be "his own best customer" as he opens up his cantinas across Mexico and Hawaii. 

Santoyo Grand Leyenda Reposado tequila is their rested expression ("reposado") and is aged for 11 months in oak prior to bottling. This gives the tequila its light gold color and blend of citrus and vanilla flavors. 
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