Bandero Blanco Tequila 40% 75cl
Bandero Blanco Tequila 40% 75cl

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Bandero Blanco Tequila 40% 75cl

£39.99
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  • Details

    Blanco or Silver Tequila often gets a bad reputation, being as it is unaged Blue Weber Agave spirit with no time spent in cask to potentially ease off the rough edges. More often than not used as the base for a Margarita - in which the lime and orange liqueur can offset the bite from the spirit - it's not often you find a blanco Tequila that is great to sip neat as well as mix.

    Well, here's one for you. Blue Weber grown in red clay soil at the foothills of the Guachimontones- a series of round pyramids constructed by the Teuchitl√°ns around 2000 years ago - is harvested at around 7 to 8 years of growth and steamed in a brick oven before a long fermentation period of around 36 hours. Double distillation takes place in stainless steel stills - now some might baulk at the lack of copper contact, but here that technique enhances the fruity character that agave can offer.

    This is one of the most fruit-forward Tequila's I have ever encountered, with notes of cherry, cranberry and even mango. There is still an earthiness present but it's quite subdued, which is what makes this so enjoyable to sip neat. To be honest, it's almost too fruity to be used in a Margarita, as the lime can dominate too much, but use this in a cocktail where the Tequila doesn't have to be so up front - a Paloma for example - and this will shine through.

    And a word about the bottle - the distinctive round shape is made from 100% recycled glass and the locally sourced leather strapping is made to evoke tradtiional Huarache sandals wore by tribes of Jalisco..

  • Delivery & Returns

    Delivery charges:

    Shipping rates are based on WEIGHT of goods - the total weight of your order will determine the cost of the shipping charge due to price banding imposed by the carriers we use.

    Please note due to our opening times goods ordered on a Saturday may result in a delayed arrival. Goods ordered on a Sunday or Monday will be shipped from the store on the Tuesday immediately following - please bear this in mind if you have a deadline.

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    Next Day Delivery uses DHL services, a tracking number will also be supplied to allow you to follow its journey.

    Items are NOT insured as standard, please contact us if you would like to discuss additional insurance for premium products.


    All products are securely packaged in Air-Shock bottle bags or excessive amount of bubble wrap for additional protection.

    All goods must be examined at the time of delivery and any damages or shortage must be recorded on the relevant delivery acceptance forms with the delivery. Un-examined or un-checked goods that result in a subsequent claim outside of a 48 hour period will not be accepted. Queries relating to claims must be made within 48 hours of receiving the goods, otherwise claims cannot be guaranteed.

    RETURNS / EXCHANGES POLICY

    The Spirit Specialist offers EXCHANGES ONLY on unwanted items to an equal amount. Refunds will not be given, cash differences in favour of the purchaser in the case of an exchange will also not be provided.

    Your statutory rights are not affected.