Casa Noble tequila is produced at Distillery La Cofradia (NOM 1137) in the Central Lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico. It is made from 100% Blue Agave, and is distilled three times, rather than the more typical two. It is also notable for being organic, and for the distillery being certified green.
Casa Noble Crystal tequila is their unaged expression, and it comes in an attractive hand-blown glass bottle. The liquid inside complements the bottle, with its pure, clear appearance (befitting its name).
This tequila has a full nose — lots of herbaceous agave. The aroma is salty and just a touch fruity, rather like green olives. This may have been triple distilled, but there is still plenty going on here.
The flavor of Casa Noble Crystal is true to its scent. It is savory and salty — again, reminding me a bit of olives — herbaceous and vegetal, with only a little sweetness. You can really taste the fresh agave, just as you should be able to with a blanco tequila.
Overall, it is robust, earthly and flavorful, but not overly hot. Excellent to enjoy on its own or in a cocktail. A very nice example of an unaged tequila.