La Rivera is 1650m above sea level with brown soil. It is near the Rio Lerma bordering the state of Michoacan. This rancho’s terroir is similar to that of the Tequila Valley. The agave took longer than usual to ripen and had a sugar content well above average.
Colour – Clear, bright, clean, good body.
Aroma – Very aromatic, herbal and fruity, notable agave presence, pear, pineapple, citrus and slightly spicy.
Palate – Intense, some peppery notes with cooked agave very persistent , finishing sweet, orchard fruits, tangerine and orange blossoms, multilayered , complex, overripe agaves, sweet fruity roundness, extremely concentrated, goes on and on.