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Rooster Rojo Reposado Tequila

Rooster Rojo Reposado Tequila

Precio habitual £28.69
Precio habitual Precio de oferta £28.69
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Rooster Rojo Reposado Tequila: A Sun-Ripened Agave Delight

The Rooster Rojo Reposado Tequila struts onto the scene with a bold character and a smooth finish, perfect for those seeking a well-crafted reposado experience. Here at The General Wine Co., we're delighted to offer this sun-ripened agave spirit, and we invite you to explore its depths with our detailed tasting notes and serving suggestions.

A Production Steeped in Tradition

Rooster Rojo hails from Jalisco, Mexico, the heartland of authentic tequila. Crafted at the Fabrica de Tequilas Finos distillery under the watchful eye of Arturo Fuentes Costes, a celebrated master distiller, this reposado embodies the rich heritage of tequila production.

Rooster Rojo takes pride in its commitment to quality. They use only 100% Blue Weber agave, the prized succulent that lends tequila its distinctive flavour. The agave hearts are slow-cooked in autoclaves using steam, a method that unlocks their natural sweetness. A unique touch comes in the form of water filtered through Mexican silver, adding a touch of minerality and complexity to the final product.

Unveiling the Rooster Rojo Reposado: A Tasting Journey

Aroma: As you pour yourself a serving of Rooster Rojo Reposado, the initial impression is one of pleasant warmth. Agave notes are present but subtle, interwoven with hints of vanilla and caramel. A touch of oak spice emerges, hinting at the time spent resting in barrels.

Taste: The first sip of Rooster Rojo Reposado is a revelation. The spirit is surprisingly smooth, with the agave flavour blossoming on the palate. Hints of citrus and pepper add a touch of complexity, while the oak influence becomes more pronounced, offering subtle notes of vanilla and spice. The silver-filtered water plays its part here, lending a refreshing minerality that cuts through the sweetness, creating a well-balanced profile.

Finish: The finish of Rooster Rojo Reposado is clean and lingering. The agave and oak notes fade gently, leaving behind a touch of vanilla and a pleasant warmth that lingers on the tongue.

Overall: Rooster Rojo Reposado is a testament to the art of tequila making. It's a versatile spirit that can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or used to create exceptional cocktails.

Rooster Rojo Reposado: Serving Suggestions

Neat: This is the purist's way to enjoy Rooster Rojo Reposado. Sip it slowly, savouring the agave character and the interplay of flavours. Allow the spirit to warm slightly in the glass to unlock its full aromatic potential.

On the Rocks: For a refreshing twist, serve Rooster Rojo Reposado over a large ice cube. The ice will slowly melt, diluting the spirit slightly and bringing out its sweeter notes.

Cocktails: Rooster Rojo Reposado is a fantastic base for a variety of cocktails. Here are a couple of suggestions:

  • Tommy's Margarita: This classic cocktail is all about showcasing the quality of the tequila. Combine 2 oz Rooster Rojo Reposado with 1 oz fresh lime juice and 0.5 oz agave nectar. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
  • Paloma: This refreshing highball combines the citrusy zing of grapefruit soda with the smooth agave character of Rooster Rojo Reposado. Fill a highball glass with ice, add 2 oz Rooster Rojo Reposado, top with grapefruit soda, and garnish with a wedge of grapefruit.

Food Pairing: Rooster Rojo Reposado pairs well with a variety of dishes. Try it alongside grilled meats, spicy Mexican food, or even sushi. The smoky notes of the oak complement grilled meats, while the agave sweetness cuts through the richness of spicy food. The citrusy notes can also enhance the flavours of fresh seafood like sushi.

In Conclusion: Why Choose Rooster Rojo Reposado?

Rooster Rojo Reposado offers an exceptional value proposition. It's a well-crafted reposado tequila that delivers a smooth, flavourful experience at an attractive price point. Whether you're a seasoned tequila drinker or just starting to explore this world of agave spirits, Rooster Rojo Reposado is a worthy addition to your collection.

Here at The General Wine Co., we're proud to stock Rooster Rojo Reposado. Visit our website or our store to purchase a bottle and embark on your own tasting adventure.


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