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 »
The Extra Anejo tequila from Ocho, made by the famed Camarena family who are also behind Tapatio and El Tesoro. It's aged for 3 years and a day using a mix of refill casks and new French oak to give a tasty and easy drinking tequila with a slab of woody complexity.
El Tesoro Paradiso combines the expertise of Don Felipe Camarena and Alain Royer of Fussigny to create a cognac cask aged extra anejo tequila packed full of elegant woody flavours. An incredible tequila. San Francisco WSC - Best Ultra-Aged Añejo Tequila
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.
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 super premium tequila from Arette, Unique Extra Anejo is aged for 6 years and is produced from specially selected agave hearts for a rich and full bodied spirit. Please note that this is a 35cl bottle
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.
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.
A 100% agave tequila, as one would expect from the excellent Herradura, produced as the top of their range. It's made using their best agave plants, the oldest and most traditional parts of their distillery and matured for over 5 years to produce a tequila with a legendary reputation.
Gran Patron Burdeos Anejo Tequila is distilled from the finest blue Agave grown in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. The Tequila is matured in a blend of American and French oak barrels and aged for a minimum of 12 months. It is then distilled again before it is racked in vintage Bordeaux barrels, hand-selected from the great chateaux of France to add the distinctive flavors of vanilla, raisins and dried fruit found in the finest Bordeaux wine.