This virtual tasting features two innovative tequilas from Avión that display how this prestige brand uses advanced aging techniques to create rich, flavorful tequilas that are redolent of the finest whiskies, while still showcasing the inherent qualities of finely roasted, hand-harvested Mexican agave. Featuring special guest, global advocacy manager Carlos Andres Ramirez, who will lead everyone through the night’s tasting.
Aged for 36 months in ex-bourbon barrels, this extra añejo tequila offers the aroma of roasted agave with hints of warm vanilla and spice. The color of a fine single malt scotch, Reserva 44 is likewise meant to be sip and savored neat or on ice, which will unlock a complex infusion of ripe, luscious fruits underscored by fragrant American oak.
The rare tequila that will appeal to both blanco and añejo drinkers, this blend of both añejo and extra añejo undergoes a filtering process in order to remove its color and likewise enhance its fruity and floral characteristics. The result is a crystal clear tequila that retains the aroma and flavor of one barrel aged, with notes of oak, vanilla, baking spices and nuttiness, alongside subtle agave notes of minerality and citric acidity.