Extra just lately, we have now now seen Patron en Lalique Serie 3. For me, the design of this decanter is actually essentially the most hanging, very a lot impressed by the blue weber agave (though some see pineapple, which is comprehensible). Once more, solely 299 bottles launched, for A$11,000 or US$7,500 (the shortage will be seen by the truth that Australia’s complete allocation was simply 5 bottles – the USA received 105).
There was a mixture of American and French oak used, with a mix of 14 totally different tequilas, aged between 4 and eight years (previous for tequila) to give you the ultimate combine. The ultimate mix was curated by Patron’s Grasp Distiller, David Rodriguez.
It’s value noting that apparently bottles of Serie 1 and Serie 2 now entice costs of between US$12,000 and $15,000 on the secondary market. Additionally, regardless of the huge costs for these tequilas, they don’t seem to be the costliest available on the market. They occupy positions three, 4 and 5 (Serie 3, 2, 1 respectively).
The Clase Azul Grasp Artisans Restricted Version takes prime spot at round twice the worth of the Serie 3 with the Clase Azul Puebla Restricted Version second, slightly dearer than Serie 3.
So, what does a squillion greenback tequila style like? The colour is a deep gold/bronze, not dissimilar to an aged rum. The nostril is each highly effective and mellow, with dried fruits, orange rind, cinnamon, hints of nutmeg, honey, even cassis and Christmas cake. The palate is sort of beautiful, as easy and seductive as one might think about.
As a spirit, it far exceeds any tequila I’ve ever seen. That mentioned, would one assume tequila if served this blind? Maybe an excellent aged rum or prime Cognac. However I’ve no problem with that. I merely love this spirit. Wonderful.
Personally, I’d have it with an excellent cigar, maybe a Cohiba Behike. With the best respect to Jimmy Buffett, it actually deserves extra than simply nibbling on sponge cake.
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