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Review: Tequila Ocho Plata Rancho Los Corrales 2010


Tequila Ocho continues its quest to turn in single estate, vintage-dated tequilas, and recently it has launched the first of its 2010 line, this one from Rancho Los Corrales.

This is a distinctly subdued tequila. Compared to the 2009 Rancho Las Pomez, which is also still available, it’s a quiet, brooding beast. On the nose, it’s straight up agave, and red chile notes. But in the mouth the tequila settles into its creamy body, with a very rich texture but a mild bite that hints at sweet cream while reminding you this is definitely tequila. Black pepper picks up in the finish, with a warming, agave-infused character to bring it all together.

Surprisingly complex and different than most modern blancos, this 100% agave spirit offers a bit of a challenge to the tequila drinker, who may be used to something much more pungent.

80 proof.

Happy Cinco de Mayo, y’all!

A- / $60 / tequilaocho.com

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Christopher Null

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content company.

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