AT A GLANCE
Owned by: Stewart Group Inc.
Distilled by: Destiladora del Valle de Tequila (NOM 1438) in Tequila, Mexico
Cooking: Brick Ovens
Crush: Roller Mills
Fermentation: Stainless Steel
Still Type: Copper Pot Still
Spirit Type: 100% Agave Blanco Tequila
Strength: 40% ABV
Aguamiel Tequila Blanco is a 100% agave tequila from Destiladora del Valle de Tequila NOM 1438. According to the brand, the tequila is produced from 8 year old blue agave, roasted in brick ovens for two days, crushed using a roller mill, fermented, double distilled in copper pots, and then proofed to 40% ABV.
Nose: On the nose the tequila has great bright aromas of tropical fruit, ripe mango, and lime leaf, supported by notes of honey and cooked agave.
Palate: At first sip the flavor starts strong, and then fades somewhat in the middle. Overall the flavor has a nice balance between cooked agave and a nice mineral character.
Finish: The finish is light with pleasant aromas of pineapple, lime leaves and a little minerality.
Conclusion: Aguamiel Tequila Blanco is a pleasant 100% agave tequila that is equally enjoyable to drink neat or use in a cocktail like a margarita or paloma.