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Don Julio Blanco Tequila 700ml

Don Julio Blanco Tequila 700ml

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Don Julio Tequila is a revered and iconic brand that represents the pinnacle of craftsmanship and dedication to the art of tequila production. Founded by Don Julio González in 1942, this Mexican tequila has become synonymous with exceptional quality and an unwavering commitment to tradition. Don Julio Tequila is crafted with utmost care and attention to detail, starting with the selection of the finest blue agave plants from the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. These agaves, grown for an average of seven to ten years are handpicked at their peak ripeness ensuring the fullest expression of flavour. The heart of Don Julio Tequila lies in its production process, which combines time-honoured techniques with modern innovation. The agave piñas are slow-cooked in traditional masonry ovens, allowing the sugars to develop and create a rich and complex flavour profile. After the cooking process, the agave is crushed and the juice is extracted, fermented and carefully distilled to perfection. The result is a range of tequilas that exemplify the essence of their respective expressions. From the vibrant and crisp Blanco, with its notes of citrus and agave, to the aged and refined Añejo and Reposado, which showcase the influence of oak barrels with hints of vanilla and caramel, each expression offers a unique and memorable tasting experience. Don Julio Tequila is not just a brand; it is a symbol of Mexican heritage and craftsmanship. It is a tequila that has been celebrated and enjoyed by tequila connoisseurs and enthusiasts around the world. 

Blanco Tequila, also known as silver or Plata tequila, is a type of tequila that is bottled immediately after distillation or aged in stainless steel tanks for a short period of time, typically up to 60 days. It is known for its transparent appearance and crisp, agave-forward flavour profile. Blanco tequila is often described as having a sharp bite and a vibrant, citrusy character. It is commonly used as the base for cocktails like margaritas and palomas, as its clean and refreshing qualities complement other ingredients well. While Blanco tequila can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks, its agave-forward style makes it a popular choice for mixing in cocktails.

Don Julio Blanco Tequila is a vibrant and refreshing spirit that showcases the essence of agave with a touch of tropical fruit and a hint of spice. With its crystal-clear appearance and medium viscosity, it invites you to explore its enticing aromas. Clean agave notes take the lead, accompanied by hints of tropical fruits like papaya, guava and pineapple, along with a subtle apricot undertone. There is a slight medicinal top note, which is likely a result of the fresh agave used in its production. On the palate, Don Julio Blanco Tequila delivers a delightful combination of flavors. The initial taste reveals the bright and crisp character of agave, followed by a medley of tropical fruit flavors. The interplay of white pepper and menthol adds a refreshing and invigorating touch. The finish is long and dry, leaving a clean and fresh aftertaste with vegetal notes and a hint of spicy black pepper. Crafted with precision and expertise, Don Julio Blanco Tequila is a versatile spirit that can be enjoyed in various ways.

The Finer Details
Style - Tequila
Country - Mexico
Bottle Size - 700ml
ABV - 38%

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