WINE & SPIRITS
ESPOLON BLANCO TEQUILA (750 ML)
- Type: Blanco, Tequila
- Brand: Espolon
- Region: Los Altos, Mexico
- ABV: 40% 80 Proof
- Flavor Experience: Aromas of sweet agave, floral, tropical fruit, lemon zest aromas, hints of pepper, tastes of bright agave, pepper, vanilla bean, grilled pineapple, and spice.
- Suggestions: 1800 Silver Tequila, Avion Reposado Tequila, SWOL Anejo Tequila Limited Release, Don Julio 1942 Anejo Tequila, Grand Leyenda Silver Tequila
Master Distiller Cirilo Oropeza created Espolon Tequila, spending decades learning how master the science of distillation and perfecting the art of tequila making. In 1995 Oropeza met with a local entreprenuer who had the same passion and drive as him and slowly formed a partnership which made him create a state-of-the-art home for his inspired tequila. Destiladora San Nicolas became the home for Espolon Tequila. Espolon Tequila started off with Blanco as their first tequila. Made out of 100% Blue Weber Agave the unaged tequila was created in the famed hills of Los Altos, Mexico. The premium tequila has a light floral and tropical notes that give a clean finish. The Blanco tequila is double distilled using a column and pot stills to give the tequila a perfectly smooth and balanced taste. Espolon Blanco Tequila has been an award winning tequila since 2011 winning a Double Gold Medal in San Francisco at the World Spirits Awards. In 2016 Won a Strong Recomendation at the 2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge, SIlver at the San Francisco World Spirits Awards, and Bronze at the International Wine & Spirits Competition. The label was inspired by famous Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada and in reference for the fight for Mexico's independence.