Avión Silver Tequila
This tequila was voted the “World’s Best Tasting Tequila” and “Best Unaged White Spirit” at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
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In 2012, Avión Silver was voted "World's Best Tasting Tequila" and "Best Unaged White Spirit" at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition beating out all vodkas, gins, white rums and other tequilas. The unique history that led to this and other accolades began in the small town of Jesus Maria in Jalisco, Mexico. Avión Tequila is the brainchild of Ken Austin, longtime tequila aficionado and entrepreneur. Austin traversed Mexico’s Highlands region in search of the most coveted agave before finally encountering the Lopez family, fifth-generation agave growers located in Jesus Maria, and falling in love with their rich agave. Together, they honed their tequila-making skills, blending old-school techniques with newer methodologies and always ensuring that no corners were cut along the way. Grown at 7,000 feet above sea level, each Avión agave takes between seven and ten years to fully grow. Once mature, the agaves are harvested and roasted in brick ovens for 72 hours, which brings out the naturally sweet flavors of the plant. Avión is twice-distilled, with the heads and tails of the resulting distillate being removed to focus on the heart — this labor-intensive process means that up to 30% more agaves are used in making Avión than in other ultra-premium tequilas. Once the distilling is complete, Avión is slow-filtered to showcase the hard work and high-quality, artisan ingredients that have gone into making the tequila. Avión Silver Tequila is the purest form of Avión, unaged and clear with all of the flavors coming directly from the ingredients and distillation process. As a result, Avión Silver has a fresh nose of citrus, grapefruit and vanilla, which leads to gentle notes of pineapple, brown sugar and crème brulee on the palate. The finish is slightly spicy and smooth, with lasting notes of black pepper and agave nectar. Avión Silver Tequila was voted the “World’s Best Tasting Tequila” and “Best Unaged White Spirit” at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, ranking number one against spirits across all categories. Pick up the world’s best tasting tequila today!
|Proof||80 (40% ABV)|
|Distiller/Bottler Name||Avión Tequila|
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Avión Silver has a fresh nose of citrus, grapefruit and vanilla, which leads to gentle notes of pineapple, brown sugar and crème brulee on the palate. The finish is slightly spicy and smooth, with lasting notes of black pepper and agave nectar.
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