94 PTS 2014 ULTIMATE BEVERAGE CHALLANGE, BEST SILVER TEQUILA 2014 SF SPIRITS COMPETITION
This is a great sipping tequila. It’s no coincidence “El Tesoro” means “The Treasure.”
The La Altena distillery was built in the mountains of Jalisco, Mexico in 1937. The unique atmospheric conditions at its high altitude gave the agave plants a higher sugar level that was ideal for making his 100% blue agave tequila. Today, Carlos Camarena—grandson of the founder, Don Felipe—supervises the harvesting of the mature agave and oversees the production of El Tesoro de Don Felipe to ensure consistency and quality.
DESCRIPTION (from Asombroso) The nose is sweet and delightfully fragrant. Aeration brings out the complex characteristics...