El Espolòn Tequila Blanco (750ml)
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After decades learning the science of distillation and the art of making fine tequila, Master Distiller Cirilo Oropeza decided he would dedicate his life to making high quality accessible tequila.
In 1995, Cirilo joined forces with a local entrepreneur who shared his vision and together they created the state-of-the-art Destiladora San Nicolas.
Espolòn Tequila is named for the spur of the rooster, a powerful symbol of national pride in Mexico and also a reflection of the pride Destiladora San Nicolas takes in its products.
Aromas of sweet agave, tropical fruit, and lemon zest. On the palate, a hint of pepper with a light to medium body are accompanied by those tropical and zesty notes. Some added notes of vanilla and grilled pineapple are rounded out by a long, clean finish.
The agave for Espolòn is sourced from plants grown at 1800–2000 meters above sea level in the “Golden Triangle” of the Highlands in Los Altos.
Fermentation takes place is large temperature controlled stainless tanks to preserve the delicate aromatics. From there, the wort or “mosto” is distilled in a combination of column and pot stills. The column still produces a light, crisp, and fruity distillate while the pot still produces an oily and more earthy spirit.