(90-95) Points, Best Buy - Wine Enthusiast
Created in 1919, Aperol is an Italian bitter liqueur infused with orange, gentian, chinchona, rhubarb, and an array of other herbs and spices. The result is a surprisingly subtle, complex, and delightful aperitif that's much more approachable than more intense (and polarizing) amaro liqueurs.
Crafted in the small village of San Luis Del Rio, "Vida" is Del Maguey's way of providing high quality mezcal at a more affordable price. On the nose, Vida boasts bold aromas of fruit and honey backed by roasted agave and a hint of vanilla. Vibrant notes of ginger, cinnamon, banana, and tangerine on the palate soften on the long finish.
(96-100) Points - Wine EnthusiastA warm straw color, Depaz invites with earthy aromas of brown sugar, sweet spice, cracked pepper, grass, hibiscus and a touch of honey. The palate is rich and concentrated yet smooth, with flavors of fresh herbs, flower petals, nutmeg, banana, toffee, marzipan, orange, grapefruit and fresh sugar cane.
There are many ingredients used to create Ransom Old Tom Gin, and each one has a distinct influence on the resulting spirit. Aside from corn and malted barley, juniper berries, orange peel, lemon peel, coriander seed, cardamon pods, and angelica root are also incorporated. These key elements result in bold, flavorful gin with robust herbal and citrus notes.
The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters display fragrant aromas of freshly-baked gingerbread, but are bitter and tangy on the palate, with notes of cinnamon, cardamom, anise, and cloves. They are excellent for Whiskey and Rum drinks and also add structure and complexity to fruit cocktails.