Tequila Ocho Plata "Los Nopales" 2017
Tequila Ocho // Los Altos, Mexico
Released in mid-2017, this plata/blanco tequila had its agave harvested from the ranch named "Los Nopales". This ranch is surrounded by agave plants except to its east were it is bordered by a ranch of wild prickly pear cactus or "nopales" as they are also called. The agaves were aged on average six years and nine months before being harvested. It is the first time in 35 years that this land was used to grow agave.
Tequila BlancoDistilled from 100% blue Weber agave, it is typically unaged , clear, and bottled straight after distillation. Sometimes rested in stainless steel up to 60 days and can also be aged in wood for no more than 30 days.