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 »
Berrueco Rock is a small batch anejo tequila. Each batch is aged in a single American Oak barrel charred to the max. This results in a toasty style of tequila that's proving especially popular with whisky lovers.
A really sumptuous anejo taken, as the name suggests, from the private stocks of the Cuervo family. This tequila has been aged five years for exceptional smoothness. The box for this 2012 edition was designed by Ricardo Pinto.
To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Don Julio Tequila, they have produced this fantastic Añejo tequila. Their finest agave plants are hand selected for distillation. This tequila is then aged for 18 months in American White Oak barrels, and then filtered to a pure silver colour. The result is an Añejo Tequila with the smoothness of a blanco.
An intriguing finished Tequila created by master distiller Teresa Lara. Distilled from the finest blue agave, the Tequila is first rested in medium-char American oak casks for 11 months, before a finishing period of 22 months in cask which formerly held vintage Port. This accentuates the complexity and creates agve-rich notes.
A European release of the increasingly legendary Don Julio 1942 tequila, named for the eponymous Don who passed away in 2012. A rich, old and chocolatey tequila with the trademark pepper notes backed up by loads of fruit. Impressive.
A small batch Anejo named after founder Don Julio Gonzalez-Frausto Estrada, who first distilled Tequila at the age of just 17 in 1942. Aged for at least 30 months in American white-oak, this is a remarkably smooth and incredibly complex Tequila with notes of tropical fruit, agave and a hint of cinnamon spice.
A legendary special edition tequila bottled for the Millennium from the very oldest and greatest of Cuervo's vast stocks. With a depth of flavour, softness and complexity that is quite astounding for a tequila, this is a true connoisseur's treat.
KAH's Tequila Extra Anejo is aged for four and a half years in American oak. It comes presented in a black and white ceramic skull with 700 Swarovski Crystals, inspired by the burial rituals of the royal Mayan court.
A simply stunning 100% agave anejo from Carlos Camarena of the La Altena distillery. This Excelencia Gran Reserva Extra Anejo from Tapatio made shows incredible peppery agave character, with buttery grilled veg and a spicy kick. A simply stunning tequila, this is our own Tim F's all-time favourite.