Tequila's flamboyant, fun-loving, party image is a great start. But when the party's over tequila gets (often unfairly) blamed for the worst hangovers. Nowadays, though, the message is finally getting through: tequila deserves to be sipped and savoured, with a host of brands now enthralling connoisseurs as readily as enticing newcomers. Read More »
A phenomenal smooth, spicy blanco. Siete Leguas means 'seven leagues' and was the name of Pancho Villa's favourite horse. The company that produces Siete Leguas is most famous for having produced Patron at the time when that brand was building its reputation as the best premium tequila in town. Not cheap, but a must-have for tequila nuts.
Chamucos, which means devil or demon in Mexico, is made from 100% Weber Blue Agave under the watchful eye of master distiller Wilfrido Ortega Casas. A number of techniques are applied to bring the best out of these Agave plants including "playing Classical music during distillation".
A very special luxury tequila, blended using reposado, anejo and extra anejo 100% agave tequilas. The blend is then subject to a proprietary filtering process that removes the colour while at the same time making the tequila exceptionally smooth and creamy in texture. Maestro Dobel Diamond looks set to take the premium tequila market by storm.
We're excited about this stuff: Partida Tequila was rated higher than any other leading Tequila brand in a recent taste test conducted by The Academy of Tequila, the official Tequila tasting board of Mexico. F. Paul Pacult has called Partida "simply the finest tequilas that money can buy".
San Matias Orgullo Anejo Tequila is made from Agave grown in the highlands of Jalisco, considered one of the best agave growing areas. Aged for 2 years in American oak barrels, this has notes of orange, apple and almonds.