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El Rayo - Reposado Tequila - 70cl / 40% ABV
El Rayo Tequila is a 100% puro agave tequila!
There are over 200 varieties of agave but only the Blue Agave can be used in the production of tequila. By law, only 51% of tequila must be made from the blue agave, the rest can be made up of less expensive base materials such as Corn. The Blue Agave plant can take up to eight years to reach maturity hence why some brands will only use the minimum 51% of Agave, to save time and production costs. These are called “mixto” tequilas. Those at el Rayo believe tequila is a labor of love though and are proud to make the best expression of tequila they can, using only the Blue Agave!
We don't claim to be experts about tequila, but this is inspiring us to learn more; this is one tasty and refreshing beverage. If you are new to tequila or had a bad experience of shot-ing poor quality “mixto” tequila in your younger years (let's face it, that's quite a few of us) then start your journey here… This is a gateway to a new world.
This barrel-aged version of their range is indulgent, we really like it neat (perhaps with a tiny squeeze of citrus fruit).
The name El Rayo means the lightning. It is a celebration of the origins of tequila. Mexican folklore tells of El Rayo striking the blue agave. The myth describes how a local campesino (farmer) witnessed this moment and followed the burning glow in the distance. The cooked agave plant was discovered; tequila was born.
So, this explains the awesome artwork on the El Rayo bottle, just stunning.
Rich and nutty complexity with enticing aromatic spice - cinnamon, bitter orange and citrus notes.
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