Desert Door Texas Sotol | Sotols


Wild Texas


Original Photo


Made by hand in Driftwood from wild-harvested West Texas sotol plants, Desert Door Original Texas Sotol is a premium spirit that tastes unquestionably of the land. The sweet citrusy and herbal flavor is reminiscent of a desert gin crossed with a smooth sipping tequila.

Tasting Notes

Herbaceous and vegetal with a smooth and sweet finish. It leads with grass and earth on the nose with a touch of natural vanilla. Toffee, mint, and spice combine with citrus in a distinct way on the palate. It finishes with minerality and a welcome eucalyptus quality that will make you wonder why you haven’t met before and have you dreaming of your next encounter.

Additional Notes

Desert Door Original is as versatile as a vodka, but far more intriguing and complex. When it comes to craft cocktails, it can one-up the usual suspects from bourbon to gin to tequila. We find it most compelling in a Ranch Water, Desert Paloma, or River Rita. It’s organic and gluten-free too.

Gold medal - Denver International Spirits Competition 2020

Oak-Aged Photo


Made by hand in Driftwood from wild-harvested West Texas sotol plants, Desert Door Oak-Aged sotol is a premium sipping spirit that tastes unquestionably of the land. The spiced cinnamon and vanilla flavor is reminiscent of a smooth bourbon while retaining the unique flavors only Texas sotol can deliver.

Tasting Notes

More spiced than vegetal, the bouquet opens with a bang of vanilla and a touch of cedar and cinnamon. Next comes an infusion of dusty cherry, beeswax, allspice, and pine nuts. It finishes with a rich balance of oak, eucalyptus, a touch of caramel, and ineffable mystery.

Additional Notes

Desert Door Oak-Aged Texas Sotol is aged to taste for up to one year in New American white oak barrels with a medium char. We place it next to the finest aged spirits on the market. Elemental, beautiful, and natural, it transports imbibers to a uniquely Texas place and time. In fact, this Desert Door sotol has converted lifelong bourbon drinkers, tequila lovers, mescal fanatics, and many a wine snob after just one glass. We like it best neat, but it works wildly well for mixing too.

Gold medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2020

Conservation Series Photo

Conservation Series

Thanks to you, Desert Door’s first Conservation Series release was an unqualified success. We are so grateful for the level of interest, not just in our spirit, but in the conservation work that we sponsor. By the time you read this we will be completely sold out of Back Burn. But not to worry - Desert Door’s Conservation Series #2 is just about in the bottle. And don’t expect a sophomore slump - the flavor and make-up of the spirit promises to be just as amazing, the back story just as compelling.

As soon as we have a release date, we’ll announce it here. As they say, watch this space.


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