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Hornitos

Hornitos
Cristalino Tequila

Category: Cristalino Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$29.99

Hornitos
Cristalino Tequila

Category: Cristalino Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of passion fruit danish, ripe green apple, green peppercorn, honeydew melon, and cedar with a slightly chewy, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a polished, medium-length finish that shows notes of tobacco and molasses finish. A fruity Cristalino tequila with a toasty, oaky center.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy
Aroma Aroma: passion fruit danish, ripe green apple, green peppercorn, honeydew melon, and cedar
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of tobacco and molasses
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Margarita, Daiquiri Natural, Tommy's Margarita
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fruity Cristalino tequila with a toasty, oaky center.

The Producer or Importer

Beam Suntory Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60654
USA

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Cristalino Tequila

Spirits Glass Copita Clear.jpg
Serve in a Copita
Cristalino tequilas are barrel-aged tequilas, usually añejos, that have been stripped of color. They tend to have rounder, more creamy aromas and flavors than blancos and also softer acidity and agave notes. They are designed for sipping.