Strength: 40% ABV (80 proof)
Notes: Master distillers, Eduardo and Jaime Orendain are fifth-generation tequila producer from the town of Tequila. Eduardo is the current president of the National Chamber for the Tequila Industry (CNIT). The El Lano distilery dates back to the early 1900’s and Arette Tequila is all estate made with 100% Agave from the lowlands. The lowland Agave produces Tequila’s that exhibit complexity defined with more mineral, earthy and herbal qualities.
TEQUILA DEFINITION: A distillate made only with the Blue Weber agave plant, a succulent (but not a cactus!) Must be made in one of these five states of Mexico: Jalisco and parts of Guanajuanto, Tamaulipas, Michoacan and Nayarit.
Silver/Blanco: generally unaged.
Reposado: Meaning “rested,” aged in wood barrels for 2 months to under a year.
Anejo: Aged in wood barrels between 1 and 3 years.