Maestro Dobel Humito Tequila
Proximo Spirits expanded its Maestro Dobel Tequila range with the first smoked silver Tequila this spring. Maestro Dobel Humito ($49.99 a 750-ml. bottle) uses mesquite wood to add smoky aromas and flavors to 100-percent agave silver Tequila. The 40-percent abv spirit is available in 19 states. For more information, visit Maestrodobel.com.
Olmeca Altos Añejo Tequila
Pernod Ricard USA extended its 100-percent agave Olmeca Altos Tequila range with a new expression this spring. Olmeca Altos Añejo ($34.99 a 750-ml. bottle) was aged for 18 months in oak barrels. The 40-percent abv spirit is initially rolling out on-premise in select markets, including California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, New York and Texas. For more information, visit Altostequila.com.
Clásico Tequila By Centinela
Minneapolis-based Phillips Distilling is launching a super-premium 100-percent-agave Tequila range from its Centinela brand this spring. Clásico by Centinela features Blanco and Reposado entries (both $24.99 a 750-ml. bottle) that are produced using traditional clay oven and open fermentation methods. The 40-percent abv spirits are available in 10 states. For more information, visit Tequilacentinela.com.
Alacrán Reposado Tequila
Alacrán Tequila has augmented its lineup with a new reposado entry. Made with 100-percent Weber Blue agave, Alacrán Reposado ($49.99 a 750-ml. bottle) is aged for four months in ex-Bourbon barrels and packaged in a hand-labeled and numbered bottle. The new extension marks the fourth offering in Alacrán’s stable, joining Tequila Blanco, Mezcal Joven and Cristal Añejo. Launched in the United States in 2011, Alacrán’s key markets include New York, Miami and Texas. For more information, visit Autenticoalacran.com.