Many will insist a proper Caipiriñha should be made with limao casca fina, limon de pica, or what you’d probably better know as Mexican or key lime. This type of lime – endemic in the Americas – is touted to be smaller and more fragrant than the Tahitian lime found in Australia, but once doused in a couple of ounces of Cachaça it’s unlikely anyone will be the wiser for your substitution.
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Leblon is from the state-of-the-art distillery at Patos de Minas which is in the highly fertile region of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The new distillate rests in XO Cognac casks to add a fruity nose, complexity and affords the spirit an ultra-smooth finish.