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1. CLASSES

The first thing you need to know about tequilas are their varieties according to the aging process that are classified in the classes described below. Each class has a different color and notes:

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White / Silver

They are usually the purest tequilas because their contact with the wood is minimal or null.

Our Silver Tequila is crystalline, made with 100% blue agave. It is triple distilled.

 

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Young / Gold

This kind of tequila can be a mixture of white tequila with aged or white tequila with extra aged.

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Reposado

From 2 to 12 months, this kind of tequila is matured in barrels.

Our Reposado Tequila is made with 100% blue agave. Triple distilled to make it smoother and then aged in American oak barrels for at least four months.

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Aged

The maturation period of this tequila in oak barrels is from 12 to 36 months.

Our Añejo Tequila is 100% blue agave. We enhance its flavor for 12 months in toasted American oak barrels, where it acquires its delicate amber tone.

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Extra-Añejo

Extra Aged

This tequila has a maturation process in oak barrels for at least three years.

 

Cristalino

Crystal

This Tequila is a Reposado that goes through a charcoal filter to get a smooth tequila.

2. CATEGORIES

There are many confusion and misconceptions about the differences between a mixed tequila or tequila and a hundred percent agave tequila. Which one is better, and what are the differences between one and the other?

These terms come from an agreement between the tequila industry and the Tequila Regulatory Council.

Tequila or 100% Tequila categories depend on the type of sugars used in the distillate.

100-POR-CIENTO-AGAVE

100% TEQUILA

In this category, 100% Agave tequila, all the sugars come from the Tequilana Weber agave, Blue variety. No other source of sugars is added.

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TEQUILA

TEQUILA

In this category, at least 51% of the sugars come from the agave, complementing the rest with sugars from another source like sugar cane

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3. NOTES AND SENSORY PROFILE

Discover what the main notes of each tequila are and in what part of the process they are acquired. The combination of these characteristics gives the sensory profile of each tequila. With this, you will know which is the best tequila depending on the specific taste of your palate.

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PRIMARY NOTES

Notes from the raw material such as water and agave.

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SECONDARY NOTES

These notes arise in the fermentation and distillation processes.

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TERTIARY NOTES

These notes are acquired through the aging process of tequila.

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4. TASTING

Discover the correct way to taste tequilas. Knowing how to distinguish the notes, aromas, and flavors of each tequila will allow you to enjoy it more and select the ones that go with your palate.

5. PAIRING

Mixing the flavors of tequilas with food will give you a complete culinary experience. Discover which dishes combine best with each kind of tequila.

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APPETIZERS

White or Silver tequilas.

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ENTRES

Reposado and Aged tequilas.

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DESSERTS

Extra Aged tequilas.

6. MIXOLOGY

 The art of mixology mixes aromas, colors, and textures in creative ways to shape cocktails that broaden the range of flavors and the methods of drinking tequila. Discover how you can create new experiences for your palate.

7. WHY TEQUILA SAUZA IS DIFFERENT?

We are the people who have achieved the evolution of the purest tequila. We have developed a special process that maintains the flavor of the agave.

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