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Paisaje Agaveo en Tequila Jalisco mexico

Where is Tequila Made?

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Where is tequila Made?

Experience Tequila tourTequila is one of the icons of Mexico and specifically from the central part of Mexico in the state of Jalisco near Guadalajara City. This ¨Mezcal wine¨ has been distilled since the times of Christ according to several researchers and archaeologists from the UNAM national university.

Today this spirited drink is being exported to all the countries in the world and becoming the most popular drink in Asia prepared as several mixed cocktails or margaritas.

Tequila, a sacred beverage that according to legend was a gift from the Gods more than 500 years ago when lightning split the heart of a blue agave and from it emanated this intoxicating honey.

This story passed on from generation to generation is one of the most recognized Mexican symbols in the world, and people from this country should know where and how Tequila is made.

Invited to a unique experience in Jalisco region that produces large tequilas for its volcanic lands rich in minerals that give it a sweet flavor, and where its unique climate contributes to the cultivation of agaves.

Agave harts in highest quality offered by this attractive region with wonder views.  From the infinite blue agave fields that are all arround us to the beautiful women who live in this area.

Our host was Maestro Tequilero Jesús Hernández, who guided us throughout the process of making his creation, Tequila Altos, a 100% premium quality agave tequila that was required six years ago by two of the best bartenders in the world due to the high demand that there was for a good tequila that could be taken alone and that at the same time was excellent for mixing and making cocktails.

From 2011 to date, Tequila Altos has received 25 international awards, including the gold medal in the category of Super Premium Reposado in the Tequila Masters International Tasting Competition for 3 consecutive years.

A very distinctive feature of the development of Altos is that part of its process is made with grinding stone tahona, which has a weight of 2 tons and is composed of a volcanic rock called tezontle. The mixture is complemented with traditional grinding through rollers.

Through a tasting led by maestro Hernández at the Olmeca Distillery, we were able to taste and appreciate the differences between tequila made with traditional grinding, tequila made only with tahona and Altos tequila, which is made by combining the two processes and whose distillation It is made only in copper stills, in order to have a pure white tequila.

High Silver

Aroma: Herbal notes of cooked agave and a light citrus aroma with sweet notes. Tequila is aromatic and fruity.

Taste: It is sweet in the mouth, with citrus notes, such as lemon, lime and cooked agave. The aftertaste is balanced, pleasant and enduring.

High Reposado

Aroma: Sweet citrus notes like orange, grapefruit, fruity and fresh. The cooked agave, vanilla and the wood notes are mixed, leaving a balanced and full-bodied aroma.

Taste: From the beginning it gives a sweet and citrusy sensation in the mouth. The body is robust and pleasant. It has a long finish with a sweet balanced combination of cooked agave, vanilla and wood flavors.

Tequila, a sacred beverage that according to legend was given to us by the gods more than 500 years ago when lightning split the heart of a blue agave and from it emanated this intoxicating honey, it is one of the most recognized Mexican symbols in the world, and all we who are originally from this country should know where it comes from and how it is done.

For this reason, we were invited to a unique experience in Los Altos de Jalisco, a region that produces large tequilas for its volcanic lands rich in minerals that give it a sweet flavor, and where its unique climate contributes to the cultivation of agaves. the highest quality; In addition, it is an attractive region for the view, from the infinite blue agave fields that are sown in its surroundings, to the beautiful women who live in this area.

Our host was Maestro Tequilero Jesús Hernández, who guided us throughout the process of making his creation, Tequila Altos, a 100% premium quality agave tequila that was required six years ago by two of the best bartenders in the world due to the high demand that there was for a good tequila that could be taken alone and that at the same time was excellent for mixing and making cocktails.

From 2011 to date, Tequila Altos has received 25 international awards, including the gold medal in the category of Super Premium Reposado in the Tequila Masters International Tasting Competition for 3 consecutive years.

In the end we came to this place in the middle of nowhere where we met the jimador Antonio, who taught us his jima technique and what we tried to do, but doing this job requires years of practice, observation, dedication, and great physical work.

First you must identify the mature agave and then cut its leaves with an instrument called coa and thus be able to extract the pineapple that is taken to the distillery to be cooked through the process of tahona, mills and distillation that we mentioned earlier.

Altos Blanco Tequila is bottled after the distillation process, while the Reposado is aged in American oak bourbon barrels for 8 months.

Jose Luis León, bartender of Limantour and ambassador of the brand, consented to us creating the best pigeons and delicious cocktails, demonstrating that Tequila Altos fulfills its objective of being perfect to mix, as well as to take just to taste it as it should be.

Tequila Altos is the ideal tequila for a young audience that is increasingly demanding in terms of quality and variety.

A very distinctive feature of the development of Altos is that part of its process is made with grinding stone tahona, which has a weight of 2 tons and is composed of a volcanic rock called tezontle.

The mixture is complemented with traditional grinding through rollers.

Through a tasting led by maestro Hernández at the Olmeca Distillery, we could taste and appreciate the differences between the tequila made with traditional grinding, the tequila made only with tahona and the Altos tequila, which is made by combining the two processes and whose distillation is It is made only in copper stills, in order to have a pure white tequila.

High Silver

Aroma: Herbal notes of cooked agave and a light citrus aroma with sweet notes. Tequila is aromatic and fruity.

Taste: It is sweet in the mouth, with citrus notes, such as lemon, lime and cooked agave. The aftertaste is balanced, pleasant and enduring.

High Reposado

Aroma: Sweet citrus notes like orange, grapefruit, fruity and fresh. The cooked agave, vanilla and the wood notes are mixed, leaving a balanced and full-bodied aroma.

Taste: From the beginning it gives a sweet and citrusy sensation in the mouth. The body is robust and pleasant.

It has a long finish with a sweet balanced combination of cooked agave, vanilla and wood flavors.

The next step was to know the place where everything originates, where the jimadores are dedicated to harvest the agaves, using the techniques transmitted from generation to generation, respecting their growth up to a period of eight years and then making the jima.

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