Whisky Meets Tequila – The Transatlantic Romance Continues

It was another serendipitous find for me and Mr. C. By the way, you can thank him for the silly title. ūüėČ

Thanks to our mutual craving for margaritas one recent Saturday, we accidentally stumbled upon this latest offering from Don Julio while buying our tequila.

A little over a year ago, Don Julio released their first limited edition, a Reposado finished in barrels that had previously held Buchanan’s blended Scotch. I wrote about it here. Well, if I was excited about that one, then this year’s edition has me positively giddy. Why, you ask? One word.

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Whisky Meets Tequila

Hey all!

Hope everyone is enjoying the weekend.  At present, I am sitting here in my den, windows open, sipping a wee dram, and enjoying the sound of a quiet, steady rain.  Bliss.

So this morning while Mr. C was at the liquor store buying tequila to make margaritas, he stumbled upon a newly stocked item –¬†Don Julio Tequila-Reposado, Double Cask.

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Did you catch what the box says? ¬†“Finished in casks used in the making of Buchanan’s blended Scotch whisky”. ¬†Holy cow! ¬†What’s that you ask? ¬†Why yes, of course he bought a bottle, silly!

If any of you are familiar with the Don Julio brand, you know that their tequilas are top shelf. Definitely not the stuff of college drinking games. ¬†No. ¬†Don Julio tequilas are like a fine wine or a premium Scotch. ¬†They are meant for sipping (emphasis on sipping-for the love of Pete, please don’t shoot it), savoring, and appreciating all of their fine qualities. ¬†In fact, Don Julio tequilas are so exceptional that they are best enjoyed neat. ¬†No mixer required.

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