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Fortaleza Tequila Blanco 70cl
Fortaleza Tequila Blanco 70cl
Fortaleza Tequila Blanco 70cl

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Fortaleza Tequila Blanco 70cl

Made in an old distillery, in the traditional, slow way. Check out Rick Stein's Road to Mexico SO1 - Ep04 Guadalajara (49:30 mins into the show) when he visited the distillery.

Tequila Matchmaker Rating: 90

NOM: 1493

Aroma: citrus, rich cooked agave, butter, olive, earth, black pepper, and a deep inviting vegetal complexity

Palate: citrus, cooked agave, vanilla, basil, olive, and lime, the finish is long and deep, complex yet easy to drink

Good for: sipping, from a wine glass to enjoy all the nuances of the aromas

Interesting fact: an old family distillery that was sold but the grandson has recently bought it and has up and running again, making tequila in the same way it was made over 100 years ago – with a small brick oven to cook the agave, a tahona to squeeze the juices out of the agave, wood tanks for fermentation, and the 2 original copper pots for distillation.

Packaging: handblown glass bottle and hand made cork stopper in the shape of the piña.

Region: lowlands - Tequila Valley, Jalisco 

Age of agave when harvested: 8 years

Oven type: brick

Extraction method: Tahona wheel

Still type: copper - pot

Rested: un-aged

ABV: 40%

Please note, due to current restrictions, this product cannot be shipped to the following countries:

  • Ireland

  • Product Origin

    Mexico