Lobos 1707 Tequila & Mezcal is a new independent spirits brand that just launched their full trademark in the U.S. and Mexico.
Lobos 1707, named after the Spanish word for “wolves,” is led by Founder and Chief Creative Officer Diego Osorio and Chief Executive Officer Dia Simms, with early backing by sports and cultural icon, LeBron James.
Initial offerings from Lobos 1707 include their Joven, Reposado, Extra Añejo and Mezcal Artesanal. Each reflects the traditional Mexican distillation and aging process, the company says, and is finished in Pedro Ximenez (PX) wine barrels from Spain.
Company-provided tasting and production notes are as follows:
- Lobos 1707 Tequila Joven: Carbon-filtered, then finished in the brand’s Pedro Ximenez (PX) wine barrels using the solera system method. Slightly fiery balsamic tones. The suggested retail price is $44.99 for a 750-ml. bottle.
- Lobos 1707 Tequila Reposado: Aged six months in American white oak barrels. The liquid is blended with a touch of Lobos 1707 Tequila Extra Añejo and finished in the brand’s Pedro Ximenez (PX) wine barrels using the solera system method. The suggested retail price is $47.99.
- Lobos 1707 Tequila Extra Añejo: Aged for three years in American white oak and finished in Pedro Ximenez (PX) wine barrels using the solera system method. Flavors include sweet citrus, aging wood and marked vinous, tobacco and notes of roast coffee and cocoa. The suggested retail price is $149.99.
- Lobos 1707 Mezcal Artesanal: Flavors of 100% espadin agave roasting in an open Oaxacan fire pit. The liquid is then ground in an Egyptian stone mill, producing a smoky liquid with a subtle burn of spice. The suggested retail price is $54.99.
Lobos 1707 Tequila and Mezcal is currently available at select retailers and restaurants throughout New York City, Florida and California and online at reservebar.