Don Julio Reposado Tequila, Mexico 0,7 l
The bottle design creates the first impression, and as we know appearance counts most and this impression is absolutely perfect. The strong glass bottle is decorated with a label emblazoned on the curved font in the name of Don Julio. A wooden cork-like closure on the bottle enhances the exterior of the mellow Don Julio Reposado Tequila even more.
The flavor of the smooth and inviting Don Julio Tequila Resposado from Mexico has mild citrus notes and impacts of spices alongside sound ripe hints of stone fruit.
On the palate the double-distilled Don Julio Reposado Tequila presents pleasantly elegant and soft. What emerged join vanilla, cinnamon, dark chocolate, honey notes and not to forget the typical Tequila agave aromas. Apple, pear and lemon complement the young taste symphony.
With along warm, rich and silky finish on the tongue it is accompanied by aromas of dried fruits, caramelized apple and strong nuts. For consumption the magnificent Don Julio Tequila Resposado it is best pure, on the rocks or if you like the perfect addition to a fresh Sangrita.
Drinking Tequila neat the Mexican way is unique and interesting. You lick a part of your hand and sprinkle some table salt on to it. You then lick the salt off your hand, swallow a tot of Tequila and then bite into a fresh slice of lime.
At the age of 17 years, young Don Julio González began producing his own Tequila. He spent over 40 years perfecting the craft of producing an extraordinary Tequila at his distillery called La Primavera.
In 1985 his sons created for the occasion of his 60th birthday a premium Tequila named Don Julio. This Tequila was excellent and exclusive and composed of 100% blue weber agave and managed to gain the company international reputation and global fame.
The Don Julio Tequila Resposado from Mexico is made in small batches. A continuous control of the production process guarantees that the Don Julio Tequila Resposado has an excellent quality.
Even today Don Julio González performs this scrupulous controls jointly with his family. A shredder-roller is used to extract the juice from the pina before double distillation in a stainless steel pot still which creates a smoother pure spirit.
The company Don Julio burns all its own 100% pure agave Tequilas. Then the golden-amber Don Julio Tequila Resposado is aged for 8 months in selected casks made of American white oak. Resposado appropriately means “rested”.
This early maturation phase promotes the formation of a meaningful taste which takes the light aromas of wood but mostly brings the agave aroma to light.
Today, Don Julio is one of the best-selling luxury Tequilas in Mexico, if not THE best-selling.
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