Spirits of Mexico
2008 TASTING COMPETITION RESULTS

  The 2008 Tasting Competition took place at the Hacienda Hotel in Old Town San Diego on September 11 & 12, 2008. Co-hosts Jack Robertiello and Robert Plotkin led a team of industry professionals, judging 70 Tequila and Mezcal entries. Judges also included Wilfred Wong of Beverages & More, Louise Owens of the Dallas Morning News, Tim Hirota of Southern Wine & Spirits, Charlotte Voisey of William Grant & Sons, Mario Marquez of Café Coyote and Junior Merino of The Liquid Chef

The 2008 Competition awarded our first BEST OF SHOW winner

EL PERDIDO RESERVA EXTRA ANEJO

 BLANCO/SILVER/PLATINUM/PLATA

BEST OF CATEGORY
-TIE-
CLASE AZUL PLATA & DON RAMON PLATINUM

GOLD
  • Clase Azul Plata
  • Corrido Blanco
  • Corzo Silver
  • Don Ramon Platinum
  • Don Tepo Blanco
  • El Perdido Blanco
  • Milagro Silver
  • Milagro Silver Select Barrel Reserve
  • Oro Azul Blanco
  • QV (Querido Viejo) Blanco
  • Senor Frog’s Plata
  • Suavemente Blanco
SILVER
  • 374 Silver
  • Alquimia Blanco
  • Chinaco Blanco
  • Don Eduardo Silver
  • Gran Centenario Plata
  • Herradura Silver
BRONZE
  • Cazadores Blanco
  • Don Ramon Silver
  • El Jimador *

REPOSADO

BEST OF CATEGORY
CRISTEROS REPOSADO

  GOLD
  • Cazadores Reposado
  • Cristeros Reposado
  • El Perdido Reposado
  • Gran Centenario Reposado
  • Grillos Reserva Especiale Reposado
  • Herradura Reposado
  • Oro Azul Reposado
  • QV (Querido Viejo) Reposado
  • Senor Frog’s Reposado
  • Suavemente Reposado
SILVER
  • 374 Reposado
  • Casta Pasion Reposado
  • Chinaco Reposado
  • Don Eduardo Reposado
  • Don Tepo Reposado
  • El Jimador Reposado *
  • Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Reposado
BRONZE
  • Corzo Reposado
  • Don Ramon Reposado

ANEJO

BEST OF CATEGORY
GRAN CENTENARIO ANEJO  

GOLD
  • 374 Anejo
  • Chinaco Anejo
  • Don Eduardo Anejo
  • Don Ramon Anejo
  • Don Tepo Anejo
  • Gran Centenario Anejo
  • Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Anejo
  • QV (Querido Viejo) Anejo
  • Suavemente Anejo
SILVER
  • Alquimia Anejo
  • Casta Pasion Blue Worm Anejo
  • Casta Pasion Red Worm Anejo
  • Cazadores Anejo
  • Corzo Anejo
  • El Jimador Anejo *
  • El Perdido Anejo
  • Herradura Anejo
  • Oro Azul

EXTRA ANEJO

BEST OF CATEGORY
EL PERDIDO RESERVA EXTRA ANEJO

GOLD
  • Chinaco Negro Extra Anejo
  • Corrido Extra Anejo
  • El Perdido Reserva Extra Anejo
  • Herradura Seleccion Suprema Extra Anejo
  • Suavemente Extra Anejo

LIQUERS/CORDIALS/FLAVORS/CREAMS

BEST OF CATEGORY
CASA 1921 TEQUILA CREAM

GOLD
  • 1921 Tequila Cream
  • Tanteo Chocolate Tequila
  • Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila
  • Tanteo Tropical Tequila

MEZCAL EXTRA ANEJOS

  • Beneva Reserva Especial Extra Anejo
  • Scorpion Reserva 5 Year Old
  • Scorpion Gran Reserva 7 Year Old

* Indicates mixto

Best Of Category Award

Gold Medal Award

Silver Medal Award

Bronze Medal Award

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