Now that all medals have been awarded at this year''s famous San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it''s time to talk about the best of the best. Medals at the competition are awarded as a sort of nomination, wherein the highest-rated double gold winners move on to compete every year.
With Cinco de Mayo on the horizon, were going to start choking down the finalists in the agave spirits tequila, mezcal, and even a Peruvian agave liquor. With so much choice to choose from, you should be able to discover something that expresses your interest.
I have made all of the finalists from the agave spirits sections that were actually placed in the finals (blanco/unaged tequila, reposado tequila, extra anejo tequila, mezcal, and other agave spirits) im making admissions notes where I can. Some of the finalists are quite limited, but some are limited due to a bottler/distiller, but in some cases, even those are difficult to find.
These are the bottles that stood out as the finest of the double gold, the cream that rose above and beyond their peers by professionals who know. These are the bottles you want to search for. Lets dive in!