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Gran Centenario Plata

Tequila
Mexico
700ml
38% Alcohol content

Description

Unique among Plata Tequilas, Gran Centenario Plata rests for 28 days in French Limousin oak barrels to soften the spirit's edges and achieve exception. 

 

Awards:

Double Gold Medal

2008 San Francisco Wine and Spirits Competition

 

Silver Medal

2008 Polished Palate Spirits of Mexico Competition


93 Points

Beverage Testing Institute July 2008

Distillery

Gran Centenario® is Mexico’s most award-winning ultra-premium tequilas. Named in 1895 to commemorate the turn of the new century, Gran Centenario® has remained family owned and continues to be hand crafted in small batches at Hacienda Los Camichines in Jalisico, Mexico. 

 

The finest 100 % blue agave Tequila is harvested from plants that range from 10-12 years. More mature than the average 6 years standard it is also grown in the Highlands where to soil is richer. The Tequila is rested in never before used French Limousin oak barrels for optimum flavor then blended with aged tequila reserves for the most unbelievably smooth and rich taste.

Tasting Notes

Color: silver with hints of green

 

Nose: earthy and vegetal with citrus, pear and light floral notes.

 

Taste: a soft round entry leads to a dryish, glycerous medium-bodied palate with sweet dried fruit, black pepper, sea salt, and yellow pepper flavors. 

 

Finish: a long salty, green pepper fade. Nicely styled and vibrant.

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