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Jalisco (Los Valles)
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Recent Ratings

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Wendii Brooks
Tequila Fan
2 ratings

Eduardo Villalobos
Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings

Randy Africano
Tequila Fan
3 ratings

Sam Eads
Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings

Butter, earth, agave, citrus, minerals, vegetal Notes, and even a hair vanilla. Very good, not over complex.

Kristina Slade
Tequila Fan
2 ratings

John Welch
Tequila Boss
522 ratings

More of everything you like or love about Fortaleza blanco. Caramelized agave in abundance on the nose and in the mouth with some added punch to the tongue and palate from the higher ABV. A bit of buzz to the mid tongue with lingering natural sweetness fades slowly. Stock up.

Rachel Nicholls-Bernyk
Tequila Aficionado
41 ratings

Pedro Rivera
Tequila Fan
4 ratings

Giovanni Giannella
Tequila Enthusiast
5 ratings

Latest News

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Apr 10, 2017

The Lowdown on Tequila Additives

Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out.

Feb 28, 2017

Putting Diffuser-made Tequilas to the Blind Taste Test

Tequila has changed a lot since the early days. Most producers have switched from time consuming, old-school methods to high-efficiency production. But has this trend helped or harmed the overall quality of tequila?

Cocktails & Bars
Sep 06, 2016

Meet the People: Guillermo Erickson Sauza Tequila Fortaleza

An interview with Guillermo Erickson Sauza, fifth-generation family member and producer of family-owned artisan produced Tequila Fortaleza.

Men's Journal
Aug 09, 2016

A Handy Guide to Buying Traditional Tequila

The process was simple, natural, and efficient enough — at least until Americans decided they liked tequila, too.

The Spirits Business
Feb 23, 2016

Tequila Fortaleza rolls out across UK

Indie Brands has been appointed as the UK distributor for Tequila Fortaleza, an “artisan” range made using a 100-year-old boiler from the former La Fortaleza distillery

Oct 14, 2015

The Truth About Where Your Favorite Tequila Is Made

What do Casamigos, Avión, and Clase Azul tequilas all have in common? All are made in the same distillery, located in a town called Jesús María in the Los Altos region of Jalisco, Mexico.

Jul 27, 2015

100 Favorite Tequilas, According to Hardcore Fans

100 tequilas that received the most "likes" from users of the Tequila Matchmaker app, as of July 2015

Jul 17, 2015

Highlands vs. “Lowlands” Tequila: Does It Matter?

For years tequila geeks have been having a debate as polarizing as Coke vs. Pepsi: Which location produces better tequila, the “Highlands” or the “Lowlands” of Jalisco, Mexico? We decided to conduct our own blind tasting experiment, pitting 3 Valley tequi

US 103.1
Feb 12, 2015

5 Essential Tequilas for a Well-Stocked Bar

Some people, when talking about essential bottles for a well-stocked bar, leave out tequila (unlike, say, bourbon or scotch). Some people think that the only thing tequila is good for is making margaritas. Some people are wrong.