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Posts from the ‘Reposado Tequila’ Category

12
Dec

Review: Herradura Coleccion De La Casa Reserva 2016 Port Cask

Herradura Coleccion De La Casa Reserva 2016 Port Cask is the fifth in their series of annual limited edition craft tequila’s.  Since 1870 Casa Herradura has been hand harvesting and estate bottling the finest 100% agave tequila.  In 1974 Herradura introduced the industries first Reposado Tequila.  In 1995 the first Extra Anejo.  Coleccion De La Casa is crafted by Master Distiller Maria Teresa Lara, one of the only female distillers in the tequila industry.  After maturing for 11 months in a medium char American Oak Barrel, the tequila is finished for two months in a cask previously used to age port from the renowned Duoro Valley in Portugal. Read more »

5
Dec

Review: 1800 Reposado Tequila

1800 Reposado - Copy1800 Reposado Tequila was introduced in 2004 along with their Silver and Anejo expression.  1800 was named for the year tequila was first aged in oak barrels.  The 1800 product line was first launched in 1975 and it was called Cuervo 1800 Tequila.  It is made with 100% Weber Blue agave that is grown for 8-12 years before they are hand picked.  The pinas are roasted in masonry kilns and double distilled in copper pot stills.  The tequila is then aged in American and French Oak barrels for at least 6 months. Read more »

7
May

Review: Casamigos Tequila Reposado

casamigos tequila reposado - CopyCasamigos Tequila Reposado was introduced in 2013.  After years of sampling tequila on their many trips to Mexico, George Clooney, Rande Gerber, and Mike Meldman decided to create their own.  For several years they made countless visits to distilleries, followed by blind taste tests.  Finally they selected their favorite.  It is crafted in small batches with 100% Blue Weber agaves grown in the rich red clay and cool climate of the highlands of Jalisco Mexico.  The agave pinas are slow roasted for 72 hours.  A special blend of yeast is added and the mix is fermented for 80 hours.  It is aged for 7 months in premium American white oak barrels. Read more »

5
May

Review: Suerte Tequila Reposado

Suerte Reposado Tequila - CopySuerte Tequila Reposado was introduced in 2012.  It is the collaboration of four men.  Lance Sokol, and Lawrence Spiewak, the Co-Founders, Pedro Hernandez, the master distiller, and Adam Jackson, the rabbit artist.  While it is easy to give credit to Pedro for crafting the tequila, and Adam for designing the rabbit, check out their website for the significance of the rabbit, the guy I want to hang with is Lance.  He’s a taco aficionado, a fan of Pink Floyd, and he likes to kick back on a beautiful Mexican beach. Suerte Tequila Reposado is made from 100% Tahona crushed blue agave, and is aged in charred white American oak whiskey barrels for 7 months.   Read more »