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10 Mexican Spirits That We Rave About

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23/08/2019 Here are the top 10 Mexican spirits that are meant to be enjoyed to the fullest.

Te Amo? Umm, no. Then how about Tequila? Well,a big yes!

The first spirit that comes to our mind when we think of Mexico is Tequila, as most drinkers are familiar with it. But there’s much more than tequila that Mexico has to offer.


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Mexico’s spirit game is on point and admirably wide-ranging, from Rum to Bacanora to Tequila, we’ve got the best 10 Mexican spirits covered here that have won our bartenders’ taste buds.

10. clássico No. 1 White Rum Premium    

Rum Producer: Rones Finos de Colima S.A. de C.V

This rum is aged in American White Oak Barrels which results in a well-defined amber rum with complex vanilla, almond and wood notes.

9. Código 1530-Reposado              

Tequila Producer: Código 1530

Código 1530 Reposado combines the purity of Blanco and the elegance of aging process. Aged for six months in the finest Napa Cabernet French White Oak barrels, Código 1530 Reposado embraces the agave-driven flavors of Los Bajos tequila, with subtle hints of many of the signature flavors found in whiskeys.This tequila has bright, sweet agave notes with the added complexity of vanilla, toasted caramel and subtle cocoa powder.

8. Maximo Mezcal     

Mezcal Producer: Maximo Mezcal

Maximo is distilled twice, ensuring an extraordinary character and remarkably smooth taste that distinguishes it from every other mezcal.


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7. clássico No. 3 Aged Rum      

Rum Producer: Rones Finos de Colima S.A. de C.V

After an exhaustive selection of distillates and barrels as well as careful blend of rums with different times of aging in search of an appropriate balance of aroma and flavour, this Anejo arises with its pleasant woody character and a complex bouquet is considered capable to satisfy the most discerning palates.

6. clássico No. 2 White Rum Superior     

Rum Producer: Rones Finos de Colima S.A. de C.V

This White Rum has a light flavour. Since it is aged in American white oak barrels it results into clear amber colored rum.

5. clássico No. 5 Spiced Rum           

   

Rum Producer: Rones Finos de Colima S.A. de C.V

This spiced rum is early aged in American White Oak Barrels. It is combined with natural spices which results into an intense flavour and well defined color.

4. Código 1530 Rosa   

Tequila Producer: Código 1530

Código 1530 Rosa begins with the purity of Código 1530 Blanco. Only the finest Napa Cabernet French White Oak barrels are sourced to age the Rosa. It is then rested for 1 month in uncharred Napa Cabernet French White Oak barrels. The result is a refined spirit with a natural color as beautiful as its taste. This Rosa has rested just long enough in the fine Cabernet barrels to enrich the natural agave juice, without overpowering its delicate floral notes.

3. Sunora Bacanora Blanco          

Bacanora Producer: Amigo Brands LLC

Sunora Bacanora Blanco - “The Original Outlaw Spirit” is 100% Agave Pacifica. The secret behind Sunora Bacanora Blanco’s tempting flavor is its simple, old-world production method. It is dry, complex, and peppery on the palate with a smoky, earthy finish.

2. Código 1530- Blanco Silver         

Tequila Producer: Código 1530

The Código 1530 Blanco Silver is a winner of the BSA 2019 Special Category Award⁠—Tequila Producer Of The Year, is unrested, never touching a barrel, so that the rich flavor of agave can be fully appreciated. It has earthy, mineral character that balances the citrusy sweetness beautifully. Only the fully mature agave aged over 7 years were used while producing this tequila to ensure each agave’s Brix level (sugar content) meets the high standards of the company.

1. Aguamiel Tequila              

Tequila Producer: Aguamiel Tequila

Winner of the BSA 2019 Special Category awards⁠—Tequila Of The Year, this clear tequila has a complex yet delicate nose. Emanating scents of sweet agave are accentuated by the aroma of tropical fruit and citrus which are complimented by notes of fresh botanicals and volcanic minerals. The bright agave flavour introduces a light to medium-bodied palate with hints of black pepper and vanilla bean that are enveloped by the sweet nuances of grilled pineapple and lemongrass. The finish is clean and warm with layers of spice, white pepper and green vegetables.

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