Arette Artesanal Blanco Suave Tequila (750ml)
Close your eyes and you might think that’s tomato juice in the glass. It’s clear, but the fragrance is zesty, lemony and yes, fresh tomato-like. On the palate, dried oregano and green pepper come forward, plus a trace of tomato savoriness, and it finishes light, with lively lemon zest. It’s mouthwatering, with moderate alcohol feel.
This is such great tequila that it is well worth spending the extra dough. All the bright agave floral notes jump out at you on the nose, and the palate packs a strong kick of spice, rather than alcoholic heat. It is a true pleasure to sip it on its own, but you'll spoil yourself forever if you make a margarita with it. Our highest recommendation. (David Driscoll, K&L Spirits Buyer)