|NOM :||1493 ,|
|Agave Type :||Tequilana Weber ,|
|Agave Region :||Jalisco (Tequila Valley) ,|
|Region :||Jalisco (Los Valles) ,|
|Cooking :||Stone/Brick Ovens ,|
|Extraction :||Tahona ,|
|Water Source :||Deep well water ,|
|Fermentation :||Wood fermentation tanks, 100% agave, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation without fibers ,|
|Distillation :||2x distilled ,|
|Still :||Copper Pot ,|
|Aging :||- ,|
|ABV/Proof :||40% abv (80-proof)|
|Other :||Natural cork, Charcoal filtration, Blended batches, Distilled at or near proof, No additives|
The 12 finalists are tequilas that offer vibrant and varied aromas and flavors with good texture and a pleasing aftertaste.
Lou, with friends Warren and Greg, give their opinion of Fortaleza's Lot 100 Blanco. (Video review.)
Instead of sampling tequila in its birthplace, I reached out to six of the top tequila experts in Mexico to unearth their favorites.
Fortaleza Blanco is one of those tequilas that we will never run out of because we are constantly stockpiling it. And the reason for that is simple—it’s delicious and authentic. With butter, citrus and olive aromas, and a rich mouthfeel, what’s not to lov
When it comes to tequila, the basic choice is simple: 100% agave, or not 100% agave. Of course, this is like saying that when it comes to music, there’s Mozart or there’s a guy named Steve-O playing the kazoo version of Eine kleine Nachtmusik alone in a b
This is just a superb tequila from top to bottom. From the bottle, to how it was crafted to every aspect of the flavor in your mouth this is a winner.
Yesterday I visited the La Fortaleza distillery. This tiny distillery makes 100% tahona tequila, in the heart of the city of Tequila in the Lowlands.
Aroma - well balanced, raw agave, nicely bright Flavor - felt full in mouth . . . not spicy but clean & crisp . . . hint of (green) apple Finish - good, slight heat at 1st . . . agave-forward, delicious, lingering agave . . . leaves wanting another