Tequila is aged in the plant, and not in a barrel nor a bottle ! More and more quality minded producers are looking to express terroir.
More and more quality minded producers are looking to express terroir and experience shows that Highland Agave have larger piñas and have a fruiter aroma is slower maturing and higher in sugar.
Highland Tequilas such as Tapacio tend to have a fruitier aroma, green mango or william pears
Lowland Agave are earthier and more robust.
Chicano from Tamaulipas is more vegetal with lime zestiness.
This is what make people say that Tequila is aged in the plant, and not in a barrel nor a bottle !
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