The next Ocho field – El Bajío is being harvested and will be hitting the market in early 2019.
El Bajío is located around 7km east of Jesus María town at 2,170 to 2,175 meters elevation. The field gently slopes from north to south. The name refers to land located in the lower part of a valley. The agave harvested for this production was planted in 2012 & 2013 when the plants were one year old, therefore the agave was 6 & 7 years old at harvest and had an average weight of 20kgs with 27% sugar content.
Tasting Notes (Blanco/Plata)
Aroma – orange, ripe apricots, green olive, fresh cheese, butterscotch, brine, grape, green apple, red capsicum
Palate – marzipan, vanilla, overripe pineapple, meat, salted caramel, white pepper, cinnamon, roasted almonds.
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Bart’s Bottles, Ocho’s importers in the Netherlands, have a brand new van — check it out!
Ocho was spotted in the newspaper in Mexico earlier this month.
We are very proud that our sister brand CURADO Tequila won Best New Product this month at FIBAR 2018, Spain’s largest Bar Show.
Looking for Christmas gifts? Well look no further…
For the first time, Tequila Ocho is now available during the Holiday Season in the US in a Value Added Package. Consisting of two branded Tequila Tasting Glasses, an Ocho Field Guide with Cocktail Recipe Suggestions, and a bottle of the current Vintage and Estate of Tequila Ocho Plata.
Prepare like an Irish Coffee:
Prepare small warm wine or ‘goblet’ glass. Add Tequila & coffee. Mix in the cinnamon and sugar. Float heavy cream on top of the coffee. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar mix* on top of a cinnamon stick.
* cinnamon sugar mix is 4 parts granulated white sugar to 1 part ground cinnamon. Mix them together in a bowl.
Until next month, stay well & sipping good tequila,