Tequila Tasting, Set 1
This Tasting Contains 6 tubes of the following Tequilas:
Don Julio - Blanco
Don Julio - Blanco is tequila in its purest form—using the signature blue agave plants and a traditional distillation method. Don Julio Blanco Tequila is commonly referred to as “silver” tequila. Its fresh agave taste and citrus flavors make it a perfect ingredient for a variety of cocktails including margaritas. It can also be enjoyed neat. Don Julio was one of the first ever luxury tequila brands, first created by 17-year-old Don Julio Gonzalez in 1942. He chose quality over quantity, a decision that made Don Julio the highest valued tequila brand in the world.
Corralejo - Blanco
Corralejo from Guanajuato, founded in 1775, is an old farm. In 1996 the family decided to open a Tequila distillery. Old cognac stills from France are used. This results in a very fruity and complex Tequila of 100% Agave. The blue Agaves all come from their own farm and, despite the fact that this Blanco did not age, this tequila gives the pure taste of the agave. Pure and intense; this Tequila is not a shot, you can enjoy it pure and simple.
Don Julio - Reposado
In 1942, Julio Gonzales received a loan to make his own Tequila from a wealthy businessman, who saw that Julio was an inspired guy. Soon, Julio had his own distillery and he planted all Agave himself on his humble Hacienda in the mountains. He also took the process of making Tequila very seriously and took the time to make quality. This Reposado has matured for 8 months; longer than the usual 3 months. Because its Agaves grows on higher lands, the taste is a bit deeper and more earthy than Tequila's from the valley.
Corralejo - Reposado
Corralejo Reposado is a 100% agave tequila. Double distilled from the fermented must of blue weber agave, Corralejo has a mild flavor and strong character, partly derived from maturation in American oak casks. Founded in 1755, Hacienda Corralejo was one of the first estates in Mexico to produce tequila as a commercial venture.
Don Julio - Anejo
Don Julio - Anejo is an approachable tequila that has aged for 18 months in American white oak casks that were previously used to age bourbon whiskey. First created by 17-year-old Don Julio Gonzalez in 1942, Don Julio was one of the first-ever luxury tequila brands. He chose quality over quantity – a decision that eventually turned Don Julio into highest valued tequila brand in the world.
Corralejo - Anejo
100% Agave Tequila of Corralejo from Guanajuato, one of the oldest Tequilla distilleries; dating from 1775. Back then, their stills were old Cognac stills from France and they still use these so-called Alambics. The result is a very softly fruity Tequila. Anejo means that the maturing period must be at least 1 year. At Corralejo, this Tequila has matured for over 1 year on tasted American oak. By toasting - the light burning of the inside of the cask- the Tequila also gets a light smoke flavor. In 2016, this Anejo was awarded a gold medal in San Francisco.