El Tequileno Reposado Gran Reserva Tequila 40% 70cl
Founded in 1959 and now in the 3rd generation of family management, El Tequileno is named in homage to the people of Mexico itself. Blue Weber Agave sourced from Jalisco County is steam cooked before fermentation - supposedly the nearby mango trees influence the fermentation but I'm not convinced they have THAT much effect - before distillation in copper pot stills. Aging takes place in ex-Bourbon barrels - in the case of this Gran Reserva Reposado for a minimum of 8 months, which also includes a dash of Anejo Tequila (aged over 1 year in barrel) to add complexity.
This is a stunning sipping Tequila, full of warm toffee and sweet nut notes alongside a spicier earthy edge. This is absolutely comparable with a top-notch whisk(e)y or rum in terms of depth, complexity and length, and while this would be a great base for a quality cocktail this really deserves to be appreciated on its own.
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