Maturing in white oak barrels for up to 18 months gives Arette Anejo its recognisable flavour. Luminously golden, each glass of Arette Anejo is steeped in sweetness and smoothness which makes it enjoyable whether youmix it or enjoy it neat. Aromatic and awash with the wonderful sweetness of 100% blue agave, Arette Anejo has pepperiness which keeps you sipping and deliciously light vanilla notes tempting you to have just one more glass.
Arette Blanco is a premium silver tequila, launched in 2007 and highly thought of on the drinks scene. Bottled on site in Jalisco and made of 100% agave, Arette Blanco is an exceptional silver tequila full of fresh flavours, spicy hints and a cheeky character in which you can pick out each single flavour note. Great body and wonderful for sipping or mixing into a wide range of different cocktails and long drinks.
Made using traditional techniques and community spirit, Banhez is an award-winning mezcal that is perfect for first-time mezcal drinkers, with mild notes of earth and smoke followed by sweet hits of lime, banana and pineapple.
Banhez is committed to generations of traditions and community, making sustainable products using traditional artisan techniques. As a co-operative, Banhez sources a percentage of mezcal from each family to blend together to create a consistent spirit profile.
The Añejo is aged for 14 months. It is refined and complex, with flavours of soft caramel and vanilla. A perfect balance of sweetness from the blue weber agaves, with subtle spice from the oak barrel ageing and a long, smooth finish.
Tequila inspired by the beauty of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Cenote's Blanco is a fresh, citrusy tequila with notes of fresh fruits, pepper, green vegetables, cooked agave and a hint of wood. This is a smooth sipper and a great cocktail ingredient.
Cenote's citrusy, peppery tequila gets delicious vanilla notes in this Reposado, thanks to its three month spell in American oak barrels. This range of tequila is inspired by the spectacular underground freshwater pools in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, known as Cenotes, which were regarded as sacred by the ancient Mayan people.
An unbelievably good Reposado tequila, made from Organic agaves which are grown for over 9 years before slow cooking in traditional ovens. The fermentation is done using the company's secret blend of yeasts, and then comes distillation followed by triple filtration. It is aged in very fine oak barrels, and is bottled in these tall, handsome decanters which are hand-painted and numbered by local artisans. Clase Azul's incredible Reposado has been awarded Gold medals by the Beverage Testing Institute and the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
This award winning tequila proudly bought home a double gold medal at the 2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, and after just one sip you’ll know exactly why it wowed the judges. The twice distilled spirit is a pure and refreshingly fruity tipple, perfect just as is or as part of your favourite cocktail
Don Julio Anejo is another exceptional offering from the recognisable tequila distillery. This product spends up to 2 years in former bourbon casks, giving it a deep golden appearance. The flavour is rich with zest, both grapefruit and lime coming through strongly in the nose with lighter hints of marzipan and tea. The flavour is candy sweet with a honey-like viscosity and a reappearance of those tea flavours, now paired with that classic tequila flavour of charred vegetables. Tannins with a tea-like edge end the drink in memorable style.
Don Julio Reposado Tequila is a 100% agave offering which spends eight months maturing in bourbon casks. It has a depth of flavour which is largely down to this maturation process and both almond and coconut notes come through alongside subtle spice and creamy vanilla in the nose. On tasting you’ll enjoy a biscuity depth with notes of sweet orchard fruits, cinnamon and white pepper which hangs around until the end.
Bottled straight from distillation, El Jimador is a crystal clear blanco tequila and named for the skilled men who select and harvest the agave that gives it its flavour. First introduced in 1994, El Jimador Blanco is a sweet vegetal smelling tequila which also offers up notes of fresh balsa wood. These aromas merge into flavours of pine freshness, sweet agave and notes of citrus. The peppery heat comes through in the finish and reminds you it’s a genuine Mexican tequila you’re drinking.
El Jimador Reposado is made from mature blue agave and spends two months resting in American oak barrels. Golden hues escape from the bottle thanks to this process and the flavour mellow yet rich with toasted agave at the forefront. Almond, vanilla and baking spices create an aroma to draw you in and then they also prop up the agave flavour with additional sweetness. Smokiness comes through at the end and is a welcome addition to the sweetness.
El Rayo Tequila pays homage to the legend that lightning struck an agave plant, cooking it and creating the first ever Tequila. This particular expression is not made with lightning, but with 105 year old copper stills, which distil the agave twice before its bottled up. Very handsome bottles too, mind.
This is the Reposado expression from Tequila El Rayo, which is distilled in 105 year old copper stills and matured for 7 months in casks that previously held whiskey before being bottled. The name is an homage to the legend that lightning struck an agave plant, cooking it and creating the first Tequila.
A sweet and herbal Anejo Tequila from El Tequileno that has been matured in a combination of American and French oak casks, creating a deep and complex character. Aromas of oak, vanilla, orange and roasted agave fill the nose, complemented by notes of sweet spices, dried fruit, oak spice and caramel throughout the palate.
The Blanco Tequila from the El Tequileño range! It's made with agaves sourced from the Highlands of Jalisco, which boast a high sugar content – resulting in sweeter Tequila. The folks over at El Tequileño recommend trying it in a La Batanga cocktail, with lime juice, cola, and a salt-rimmed glass.
Fortaleza Blanco is made by the fifth generation of the Sauza family. Made using traditional methods, this is exceptional with notes of black pepper, earth and butter.
Top end blanco Tequila, made from 100% agave. Plenty of citrus notes with hints of seasoning,. Long, deep and complex finish yet easy to drink.
Gran Centenario Anejo spends 18 months maturing in American oak barrels and despite a light flavour you’ll definitely be able to pick out those toasty wood notes. Wonderfully enjoyed over ice or as a shooter, Gran Centenario Anejo allows the taste of cooked agave to take centre stage. An earthy depth and cinnamon spice add to the character of this tequila and the flavour builds to a hot, spicy end which is intensely satisfying.
It’s a 10 year ageing process which ensures Gran Centenario Plata is a silver tequila with depth and standout characteristics which make it memorable. It’s the ageing which gives this tequila a stand out oakiness to its character, enjoyable and different. It’s slightly viscous on the palate but enjoyable so and has just a small hint of welcome peppery spice. Perfectly paired with herbal liqueurs and delicate cocktails. Smoother than your average silver tequila.
Gran Centenario Reposado is one of a range of classic and enjoyable tequilas from the top distillery. Sweet and floral on the nose with a little spice, the agave comes through in the flavour with warming hints of caramel and cinnamon. It’s classic in its flavour and any fan of tequila will enjoy mixing, sipping or slamming Gran Centenario Reposado. Spice lingers on after you’ve finished drinking, making this a particularly memorable tequila.
Aroma of fresh fruit and mushroom with hints of toasted French oak
Sweet yet complex with notes of agave, vanilla and mushroom
Smooth, long-lasting finish
Made from the finest 100 percent Weber Blue Agave
Crafted using the centuries-old tahona process
This 100% agave Herradura Anejo is one of the first and most popular anejo tequilas that Mexico has to offer. 24-25 months of ageing ensure the depth of colour and adds a hint of oak to the flavour. The nose is typical of a quality tequila, rich in stewed vegetables, leather and vanilla. The spice comes through in the flavour which is wonderfully balanced, allowing the vanilla and oak to marry with cinnamon spice and light notes of black pepper.
Herradura Blanco is a smooth silver tequila, aged for just 45 days and offering up a welcome cleanliness on the palate. The ageing means that there’s a hint of oak in the flavour but its key note are refreshing agave which is enhanced by tangy citrus. The strength of the agave flavour makes this a fantastic choice for your next margarita and the light heat underlying the key flavours is a wonderful reminder of the quality of this tequila.
Herradura Reposado was launched in 1974 and the recipe has stayed the same ever since. One of the world’s first commercial reposado tequilas, the flavour benefits from 11 months ageing in oak casks. The aroma has an enticing note of cider, sweet apples, vanilla and cinnamon. This heady concoction is built upon as you sip with full bodied caramel, chocolate, nutty almonds and black pepper coming through. It’s the nutty notes that linger until the end.
A particularly decadent Extra Añejo Tequila from the 1800 range, first released in 2000. This expression is given a lengthy initial maturation in American oak barrels before being transferred over to Cognac casks for a finishing period.
Jose Cuervo Anejo 1800 is an exceptional offering for one of our favourite tequila distilleries. Aged for over a year and selective French oak casks, each bottle of this tequila has been prepared to perfection. The aroma is rich in roasted coconut, toffee and a woody floral depth. This leads into a flavour which is equally woody, with the spice coming through in the form of cracked black pepper. The end note is dry yet immensely satisfying, wonderful for sipping at leisure.
The classic golden tequila, Jose Cuervo Gold has a distinctive flavour that stands out against the crowd. Smooth and mellow compared to other tequilas, it benefits from a maturation process which involves time resting in oak casks. Blending both young and aged tequilas together ensures you have an ingredient that just begs to be added to your next margarita or dashed over the rocks for an enjoyable, thirst quenching drink.
Jose Cuervo Reposado 1800 is a further edition to the 1800 series of tequilas from Jose Cuervo. Rested for just six months in American and French oak casks, this tequila is a bittersweet, light offering which is exceptionally easy to drink. Light coconut and vanilla flavours come through in the nose with spicy pepper and cinnamon coming through too. The taste begins sweetly, with butterscotch taking centre stage but then leading into familiar notes of vanilla and charred vegetables.
BOX MAY VARY..........Hand picked from the family private collection, Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia is the cream of the Cuervo crop. The blue agave is peaked at peak maturity after spending 7 - 12 years growing in the baking Mexican sun, the resulting tequila is then aged in French and American oak barrels for a minimum of 3 years, the result is a fine tequila that is leagues beyond the rest, this is tequila for sipping not slamming!
One of the newer offerings from the famous Jose Cuervo range, Jose Cuervo Reserva da le Familia Blanco is an exceptional new silver tequila. Limited edition, hand signed, hand dipped and corked, each bottle of Reserva Blanco is highly sought after and it’s easy to see why. The strength of quality agave comes through in the nose, closely followed by charred vegetables and hints at linseed oil. The flavour keeps the vegetable notes alive but teams them with fresh pear and of course the sweetness of agave. Pepper only comes through towards the end but it strong and satisfying.
Tequila is a type of Mezcal that is made from the heart of the blue agave plant. To be classed as Tequila, it must be within the state of Jalisco and limited regions in the states of Guanajuato, Michoacan, Nayarit and Tampualipas, anything distilled out of these regions are classed as Mezcal.