About Gran Patron Platinum Tequila
The Patrón Spirits Company was launched in 1989 by John Paul DeJoira and Martin Crowley. With its inception, came the world’s first ultra-premium tequila. A new state-of-the-art facility was constructed in Jalisco in 2002, to facilitate its profound reception. It became the first spirits brand in its class to sell one million cases.
Francisco Alcaraz is the Master Distiller & Blender behind the recipe for the Mexican spirit. Produced at the Hacienda de Patrón, the distillery sources agaves from Los Altos in Jalisco. Their signature line up is created using a hybrid technique: half of the agaves are traditionally tahona-crushed, while the other half are modern roller-mill crushed agaves. The freshly milled desert succulents are slow-roasted in an oven, before being fermented in wooden vats.
Produced by Master Distiller Francisco Alcaraz Gran Patrón Platinum is crafted from the finest 100% Weber Blue Agave, only those with the highest sugar content are selected. The agave is triple distilled before being rested in oak tanks for 30 days at Hacienda Patrón distillery in Jalisco, Mexico. Bottled in an elegant crystal vile each bottle of this silver tequila is hand-numbered. Expect refined notes of toasted algae, citrus, and cracked black pepper.
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Although tequila has developed a bad reputation, there's more to the spirit than just shots on a Saturday night.
This traditional Mexican drink origins in the state of Jalisco when according to a local legend, lightning struck an agave cactus before the Nahua tribe drank its warm nectar. Behold, tequila.
Legally, tequila has to be made of 51% of Blue agave around the Jalisco region in Mexico. There are different types of tequila according to age - from the youngest representatives, blanco, reposado, and añejo, to the oldest extra añejo.
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