Submitted by Tequila.net March 14, 2008
Baluarte Blanco, triple distilled 100% Puro de Agave Azul. NOM 1465. Three oz. tasted 3/10/11 from a 65oz. snifter. I first tasted this at the 2010 East Coast Tequila Fest. I scored it 4 out of 5 stars. That put it in class with the 1942, Casa Noble, Tapatio, and Chinaco sampled that evening. The nose is classic sweet welcoming agave with a mid pleasing nasal burn. Initial taste is cream herbal, green, and slightly bitter. After taste tingle and numbing is of long duration. Body is mild, pleasant and moderately light. Finish runs from the lips on down. Upon full sip it is at first sweet with long and full on agave. This is a very enjoyable tequila that is on my to buy again list. Purchased from Wine and Liquor Depot the price is just right at 33.59/750ml. Tall, dark, and handsome at a shelf challenging 15 1/2" height the bottle is a show stopper. Glossy black with a combination of print and labeling it is impressive on the bar or shelf. Synthetic cork. Worth every cent.