Fortaleza Blanco Tequila

  • PRODUCER:

    Tequila Los Abuelos

  • REGION:

    Jalisco, Mexico

  • AGING:

    N/A

Fortaleza Blanco Tequila is produced and bottled on a family estate located in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico using 100% agave and the traditional processes started 125 years ago.

Aromas of citrus, and rich cooked agave fill your nose in this unique and very special blanco tequila. Also present: butter, olive, earth, black pepper, and a deep inviting vegetal complexity.

Flavors include citrus, cooked agave, vanilla, basil, olive, and lime. The finish is long and deep, complex yet easy to drink.

Fortaleza Blanco is a true aficionado’s tequila.

40% ABV / 80 Proof

750 ML

"This is probably the best blanco on the planet. Love it. Huge bursts of olive and butter. Yum."
– Grover Sanschagrin / Founder, Tequila Matchmaker
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Fortaleza Blanco Tequila is produced and bottled on a family estate located in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico using 100% agave and the traditional processes started 125 years ago.

Aromas of citrus, and rich cooked agave fill your nose in this unique and very special blanco tequila. Also present: butter, olive, earth, black pepper, and a deep inviting vegetal complexity.

Flavors include citrus, cooked agave, vanilla, basil, olive, and lime. The finish is long and deep, complex yet easy to drink.

Fortaleza Blanco is a true aficionado’s tequila.

40% ABV / 80 Proof

750 ML

About the Producer

La Historia de Tequila Fortaleza Tequila Fortaleza launched in 2005, so we are relatively new to the market, but we have over 140 years of history behind our brand.

Our great-great-grandfather, Don Cenobio, founded his first distillery – La Perseverancia – in 1873, in the town of Tequila, Jalisco. Not only was Don Cenobio The first person to export “mezcal de tequila” to the United States, shorten the name to just Tequila, and implement the use of steam to cook the agave (instead of an earthen pit), Cenobio also stated that the Blue Agave was the best agave to use for production.

His son, Eladio, took over the family business in 1909 when Don Cenobio had passed away.

During his time, Don Eladio brought the nectar of the gods to the world, under various names such as Mexican brandy, Mexican whiskey, tequila, and as an aperitif. During the Mexican Revolution, Eladio helped to establish tequila as the national drink of Mexico. He also founded the distillery, La Constancia. Read More...

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