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Olmeca Blanco Tequila, 70 cl

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On to the 100% Agave Mezcal – Reposado flight, and a Gold medal was awarded to Zignum Reposado, with an “enticing vanilla sweetness” on the palate. Señorío Reposado received a Silver in this flight. Each was tried neat and blind, to avoid brand bias, allowing the full flavours — fresh citrus to warming oak — to shine through. They were on the lookout for smooth, easy-drinking styles, with well-balanced sweetness and added complexity. Olmeca Tezon Reposado" - tequila paja-dorado "Tezon", envejecido en barricas de roble blanco durante 8-10 meses. La bebida tiene un aroma ligeramente ácido de la brisa marina, a lo que se agregan los aromas vigorizantes de la mandarina y la lima. Sabor - miel de cítricos, con un sabor a vainilla, especias y roble maduro;

At the top end of the price spectrum, another Master was discovered: El Tequileño Añejo Gran Reserva. “It has very good notes of oak, cinnamon and caramel from the barrels,” commented Gomez. “For me, when I move to añejos, those producers and brands have to properly balance the oak elements with the agave. Here, this was done exceptionally well.” La principal característica de Olmeca es que "Tahona" se agrega a todas las variedades de este tequila y le da un sabor específico con ligeras notas cítricas. Tipos de tequila "olmeca" The 100% agave Tequilas continued with a flight of premium reposado expressions. El Tequileño Reposado received a Gold medal in this round. “Reposado can be from two months old, so the colour was very light but you get complexity, green notes and you can taste strong agave notes,” Gomez said. “You get the aged notes, the caramel from the barrel, but very subtle, it doesn’t overpower the Tequila.” In the following flight, Mixto Tequila – Reposado, a Gold medal was awarded to Tequila Olmeca Reposado, with its “caramel and woody aromas” and “great mouthfeel”, which led to an overall “nicely rounded Tequila”. A Silver medal was delivered to Sierra Tequila Reposado. “This had some nice vegetal notes that were well balanced with the wood and caramel,” noted Gomez.

Awards for Olmeca Blanco

The tasting then took on a flight of 100% Agave – Super-Premium Reposado Tequilas, in which the first Master was discovered. Patrón Reposado Tequila impressed with its “green and clean” aromas, “nice texture” and “slightly sweet palate that brings cooked agave, a hint of pepper and a long finish”. While the majority of tequila is produced in the state of Jalisco, some municipalities in other states are also allowed to make this spirit. One of these other states is Guanajuato, and this is where Corralejo is based. Its Blanco is a creamy, citrusy tequila with flavours of lime zest, agave syrup, zippy white pepper, pencil shavings and vanilla, which accentuate the lime and agave flavours in a Margarita. Alc 38% Joining me, Melita Kiely, editor of The Spirits Business, on Zoom was Eduardo Gomez, founder of Tequila Fest and director of mexgrocer.uk. la superficie de la botella está en relieve (especialmente notable en los hombros), los jeroglíficos olmecas se destacan claramente en ella; Olmeca Gold" - tequila paja dorado, que es una mezcla de Olmeca Blanco y Olmeca Añejo. La bebida huele a limón, frutas tropicales, el sabor es muy suave, dulce, con una amargura pimentada noble apenas perceptible;

The best tequilas are made with 100% agave, but the legal minimum is just 51%, with the rest allowed to be made up by a neutral spirit. Olmeca Altos Plata" (Olmeca Altos Plata) - un tequila joven, irregular y transparente con un sabor fresco, agridulce y aroma cítrico, al que se mezclan las tinturas herbales; El Tequileño Reposado Rare received a Gold in this flight, hailed for its “slightly floral aroma” with “pepperiness” on the palate and a “long finish”. Fellow Gold medallist The Bad Stuff Reserva Especial Extra Añejo had plenty of “lime zest and pepper” on the nose, which led to a “well rounded and balanced” spirit. Tequila Avíon Reserva 44 was awarded a Silver medal, with its “agave aromas mixed with some icing sugar sweetness”. Después del colapso del imperio olmeca (sucedió alrededor del año 400 aC), la receta de la bebida sagrada fue heredada por otros pueblos que habitan América Central: toltecas, chichimecas, mayas y aztecas.Don't have time to read our full guide to the best tequilas? We've compiled at a glance information below.

Reflecting on the 2021 tasting and the standard of entries, Gomez noted the resilience of Tequila and mezcal to continue to connect with consumers – particularly given the challenges of 2020. Los jeroglíficos con los que está decorada la botella de tequila son letras olmecas, aún no descifradas por los científicos. Y el indio en la etiqueta no es una estilización, sino un retrato del olmeca real. En 1930, los arqueólogos en las excavaciones en Tres-Zapotes encontraron una cabeza gigante. Un escultor olmeca desconocido con gran precisión pasó rasgos y expresiones faciales. La imagen de esta cabeza se colocó en la etiqueta "Olmec". Piedra olmeca india, en la foto de la etiqueta All of the Tequilas were very good, but [Patrón Reposado Tequila] came up as the best because it tasted like a product that has been carefully produced and the barrels have been used very well,” Gomez added. “It was quite spicy, mineral. These were good representations of Tequila at this price.”

Olmeca Tezón Añejo" - un rico tequila dorado, envejecido en barricas de roble blanco durante un año y medio. A pesar del hecho de que la bebida no contiene edulcorantes o sabores adicionales, la delicada dulzura cremosa del iris se siente claramente en el sabor, complementado con notas de vainilla y naranja. La bebida se abre gradualmente, en el retrogusto hay un ligero amargor de roble con sabor a sal marina. El aroma es un poco agrio, caramelo cítrico.

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