Fortaleza Blanco (Still Strength)

Type: Tequila
Nom
1493
155 Ratings See All
$47.99
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Production Details
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, Fermentation without fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Copper Pot ,
Aging : - ,
ABV/Proof : 46% abv (92-proof)
Other : No additives, Distilled at or near proof, Natural cork

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Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

71
Agave (cooked)
25
Alcohol
22
Olive
21
Pepper (black)
19
Earth
15
Brine/Salt
14
Citrus
12
Vegetal
8
Fruity
8
Honey
8
Vanilla
8
Grass

Flavors Detected

74
Agave (cooked)
24
Olive
23
Earth
23
Pepper (black)
20
Alcohol
17
Citrus
15
Butter
14
Brine/Salt
11
Vegetal
10
Honey
9
Fruity
9
Grass

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
106 ratings
  • 90 Rating

This is what it’s all about. Pure agave juice !

Tequila Phenom
328 ratings
  • 88 Rating

Nice aroma of agave, mint and a slight floral note. Big burst of cinnamon as immediate flavor evolving to fruit and almond. Good complexity in the flavor. Medium length finish. The 46% ABV definitely adds some punch and nuance to this blanco. There is a little fire in the initial flavor but it settles out nicely. This probably becomes one of my first-choice blanco (along with 7L, Suerte, and Uno [1]). 03-24-2018

Tequila Ninja
116 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Excellent agave forward nose. The heat is obviously present, but not overpowering. Cooked agave through the finish. An excellent example of traditional, straight from the still blanco. As enjoyable as it gets.

Tequila Ninja
106 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Lots of cooked Agave on the nose. Reminds me of standing near the tahona at the distillery. Great taste with long finish at the back of the throat.

Tequila Wizard
976 ratings
  • 90 Rating

Lot 1

Tequila Honey Badger
1039 ratings
  • 92 Rating

More of everything you like or love about Fortaleza blanco. Caramelized agave in abundance on the nose and in the mouth with some added punch to the tongue and palate from the higher ABV. A bit of buzz to the mid tongue with lingering natural sweetness fades slowly. Stock up.

Tequila Wizard
831 ratings
  • 94 Rating

Almost like you're getting Fortaleza Blanco direct from the still... actually, you are. This is a great blanco in its purest form. Fruity, earthy, green olive, and agave. Great long pleasant finish. Super oily and thick in the mouth. This is the real deal, folks.

Tequila Warrior
40 ratings
  • 92 Rating

You need to try this tequila. Please don’t chill it or mix with anything else. Just drink neat. One of my top 5. I actually like the still strength slightly better that the blanco. Agave oh yeah.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 91 Rating

Blanco as it should be. (Mostly) traditional methods mean this is more about what gets left in the juice than what is filtered out.

Tequila Fan
2 ratings
  • 99 Rating

Cava la Fortaleza!

Tequila Maniac
32 ratings
  • 92 Rating

I don’t think you can ask for more this is an amazing product full of flavors sweet notes,the agave it’s so present just crazy god

Tequila Phenom
340 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Lot 13-5 . Aroma: Fruity, olives, earth, agave, alcohol, nutty butter, brine/salt, black pepper, vegetal. Palate is full of sweet agave, honey, caramel-sugar, marzipan, olives, alcohol, black pepper, fruity. Finish is sweet agave, marzipan, earth and salty caramel .

Tequila Maniac
38 ratings
  • 94 Rating

A dream came true when Don Guillermo himself all of a sudden showed up while we had an almost private tour at his premises and ended up spending more than two hours with us tasting tequilas in his cave. This still strength blanco always brings me back to this moment. As if you were standing next to the brick oven surrounded by steam of cooking agave. Killer, period.

Tequila Lover
13 ratings
  • 96 Rating

This might be my absolute favorite tequila.

Tequila Lover
14 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Amazing tequila. Mainly cooked agave and olive with some citrus on the nose. Taste is more of those same notes with some floral characteristics and a little sweetness and vanilla as well. Crisp and clean finish with a little alcohol but incredibly smooth for the proof. Easily the best I have had and the template for what a blanco should be like in my humble opinion. A fantastic offering from the hands down best producer!!!

Tequila Fan
1 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Less spice and herbal notes, so for me a bit easier on the the palate than other high proof blancos. More cooked agave and earth — and warmth — which comes through more clearly compared to the clean vegetal notes of 40 abv Forta. Incomparable!

Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Cooked agave - olive - butter

Tequila Connoisseur
60 ratings
  • 92 Rating

Had from the Still at Los Abuelos. agave forward notes

Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings
  • 87 Rating

VERY smooth but still has character

Tequila Warrior
41 ratings
  • 94 Rating

As good as it gets for Blanco tequilas. So, so flavorful. Cooked agave all the way. I love it! One of the best high proof blancos out there. Textbook example of how a well made tequila should taste, especially a Blanco. Enjoy neat or on the big rock. This one is a must-have!

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 98 Rating

The best Blanco out there imo. I don’t really see it getting any better than this. If you can find it. Buy it.

Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings
  • 93 Rating

Thick and viscous, vegetal, agave super taste, prefer this to the blanco. It’s really something special, it’s higher proof makes it above a beyond the best value

Tequila Ninja
127 ratings
  • 78 Rating

Interesting agave aroma; peppery finish

Tequila Freak
29 ratings
  • 92 Rating

I had this at the distillery in Tequila. Just found it in Houston, Texas. This is now my go to tequila.

Tequila Guru
90 ratings
  • 92 Rating

My first still strength. loads of cooked agave pepper honey. great long finish. lote 04

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