Tres Generaciones Cenobio's Batch Plata Vol. 1
  • Tres Generaciones Cenobio's Batch Plata Vol. 1

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      Tequila Sauza, S. de R.L. de C.V. (NOM-1102), Tequila, Jalisco

      45% ABV

       

      While it might surprise you as much as me to see a Sauza product here, bear with me.  This certainly says Sauza, has the NOM, and is an homage to Don Cenobio Sauza, one of the earliest distillers of tequila, but some tequila nerds/cyber sleuths reading the Forbes article on Sauza's revamp noticed 1. the photo of the tahona featured saying "at Sauza" can't be because there isn't a tahona at NOM-1102 and 2. that tahona looks exactly like the one at Cascahuin.  The theory going around is this tequila is made at NOM-1123, double distilled instead of Sauza's usual triple distilled, and shipped over to NOM-1102 so Sauza can slap their label/NOM on it and comply with the CRT.  Some, like Lou Agave of Long Island Lou Tequila, say there's no way it's anything else.

       

      But the best argument is, this doesn't taste like anything Sauza produces.  Lots of sweet herbal notes like anise and mint, minerally, touch of brine, lime, and coconut oil, and agave sweetness.