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Fortaleza Reposado Tequila 70cl

£69.99

Description

Aromas of citrus, caramel, butter, cooked agave, and sage are the beginning of a pleasingly balanced and very unique tasting experience. Fortaleza Reposado has it’s own distinct character, and is not like any other tequila. Flavors include cooked agave, citrus, vanilla, apple, earth, and cinnamon. The finish is long and rich, delicately spicy, and it has an oily texture that make this a joy to drink. You simply cannot go wrong with Fortaleza Reposado. It’s popular with beginners and experienced tequila drinkers alike.

Additional information

  • Brand
    Fortaleza
  • Flavour
    Reposado
  • Bottle Size
    70cl
  • ABV
    40%
  • Country
    Mexico

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Fortaleza Reposado Tequila is a premium tequila that is part of the Fortaleza Tequila brand. It is crafted using traditional methods and aged in oak barrels, resulting in a rich and complex flavor profile. Here are some key details about Fortaleza Reposado Tequila:

  1. Production Process: Fortaleza Reposado Tequila is made from 100% blue Weber agave, which is grown in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. The agave plants are harvested after reaching maturity, which typically takes around 7 to 8 years. The hearts of the agave, known as piñas, are cooked in traditional stone ovens to convert the starches into fermentable sugars. The cooked piñas are then crushed, and the juice is extracted, which is fermented using naturally occurring yeasts. The fermented juice is double-distilled in copper pot stills to create a smooth and flavorful tequila. After distillation, the tequila is aged for a period of 6 to 9 months in oak barrels.
  2. Aging Process: Fortaleza Reposado undergoes a resting period in oak barrels, which allows the tequila to develop its unique characteristics. During this time, the tequila absorbs flavors and aromas from the wood, which impart richness, depth, and complexity to the spirit. The aging process mellows the tequila, smoothing out its flavors and adding subtle notes of vanilla, caramel, and spice.
  3. Flavor Profile: Fortaleza Reposado Tequila offers a balanced and sophisticated flavor profile. It retains the agave-forward character of the Blanco tequila but with added complexity from the aging process. The tequila exhibits flavors of cooked agave, caramel, vanilla, oak, and a hint of pepper. It has a smooth and velvety texture with a lingering finish.
  4. Bottle Design: Fortaleza Reposado Tequila is presented in the same distinctive, hand-blown glass bottle as the other expressions in the Fortaleza range. The bottle features a small agave plant inside, reflecting the brand’s commitment to tradition and craftsmanship.
  5. Usage: Fortaleza Reposado Tequila is versatile and can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or as a base for premium cocktails. Its complex flavor profile makes it suitable for sipping and savoring, while its smoothness and balance make it a great choice for mixing in cocktails that call for a high-quality tequila.

Fortaleza Reposado Tequila, like other offerings from the brand, is highly regarded for its dedication to traditional production methods and exceptional quality. Its aging process adds depth and complexity to the tequila, making it a favorite among tequila enthusiasts looking for a premium and refined drinking experience.

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