Calle 23 Criollo Blanco 100% Agave Tequila

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Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

alc./vol: 49.3%

Proof: 98.6°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Mexico Mexico

While expecting her first child, Sophie Decobecq, Calle 23's founder and distiller, was inspired to produce the first-ever tequila exclusively made using Criollo (pronounced 'knee-o-yu') blue agave. Criollo agave remain small and sweet, even when fully mature.

Sophie found this new tequila's personality was best expressed at exactly 49.3% alc./vol., hence the unusual bottling strength of this exceptional limited-edition tequila.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 20/09/2019


(sample bottle No. 3232) Crystal clear.


Superbly clean with herbaceous agave and minty zesty orange freshness.


Earthy, slightly salty and herbaceous agave with minty and pine freshness. The generous alcohol strength contributes a peppery spice but is surprisingly mellow considering it just shy of 50% alc./vol..


A long lingering continuation of the palate which fades with minty black pepper freshness.


We love Sophie (the distiller and owner of Calle 23) and her tequilas but this limited edition particularly shines due to the minty herbaceousness of the agave. Delicious.

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Barcode UPC: 673446001230
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

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