When we think of summer, we think of sunshine, beaches and ice-cold cocktails. What better spirit to capture the essence of summer than our Spirit of the Season, Don Julio Blanco Tequila?
If our mixologists were to point you in the direction of a “must-try” tequila, Don Julio Blanco would be at the top of our list. Not only is it a crowd-pleaser, with its smooth and rich flavour appealing to those who claim to dislike tequila; but it is also a delight for true tequila connoisseurs by virtue of its fresh, sweet and floral nuances, notes of citrus and black pepper and grassy undertones.
This key component of our Cocktail of the Season is a high quality white tequila, bottled immediately after distillation in a time-honoured tradition to maintain as much of its fresh agave flavour as possible and create a tequila in its truest form. Renowned as the number one luxury tequila in Mexico, its crisp agave taste and hints of citrus are what make this particular variety of tequila the perfect addition to your margarita. The smooth flavour of this spirit also makes it ideal to enjoy neat or on the rocks. Whatever your preferences, experts recommend that you store Don Julio Blanco overnight in the freezer for best results - and who are we to argue with the experts?
Founder Don Julio Gonzales started his journey into tequila production in 1942, pioneering the world’s original luxury tequila from 100% agave. His finely tuned process includes harvesting individual agave plants by hand to ensure maturity of the fruit, before cooking for three days and distilling in the sweet agave juice. Growing the agaves exclusively in the highland soil of Jalisco, Mexico, provides Don Julio Blanco with a distinctly sweeter style, whilst the process of double distilling in a stainless steel pot produces an exceptionally smooth and pure spirit that is simply too difficult to resist.