It’s not common that I get to taste a product before it hits retail shelves, but every once in a blue moon I get lucky. The first time was Glenfiddich’s Project XX, the second release in their experimental series. This time I had the pleasure of trying Clase Azul’s 20th Anniversary Reposado bottling. I’m not sure how many other bloggers have had a chance to try this yet, but I think I’m one of the first, and for that I’m very honoured.
If you notice, most of my other posts start with “I arrived at this event” but this one does not. That’s simply because this wasn’t poured for me at an event. Rather, the gentleman representing Clase Azul specifically poured a sample that went to me because my coworkers at my day job (I work at a liquor store by day) knew that I was a spirits writer and wanted to make sure I got some of this new product to try. So a big thank you to Gus, Chamba, and Frank for securing this for me.