Alcohol Percentage: 40
State of Readiness: Ready to Drink
Package Quantity: 1
Package type: Individual Item Multi-Serving
Alcohol content: Alcoholic
Net weight: 1.75 Liter
Alcohol base: Agave
Flavor profile: Balanced
Beverage container material: Glass
•Cazadores supports the community. We work with local jimadors to meticulously select each 100% highland blue Weber agave once it has reached full maturity at 40-55kg. Our jimadors cut each agave very low to remove its leaves, which can bring bitter notes to the tequila.
•We begin our production process the same day we harvest. Three mills crush the agaves to prepare them for extraction. Once complete, the agave fibers are sent to our acid-free diffuser, where hot water and steam combine to extract raw agave juice.
•The raw agave juice is then placed into stainless steel autoclave ovens at a relatively low temperature where a process called "hydrolysis" takes place. Here, the sugars from the raw agave juice, called fructans, are converted into fermentable sugars as the agave is gently cooked.
•Our two-stage fermentation process takes twice as long as most other tequila producers and uses our own proprietary strain of yeast. Over seven days, the yeast ferments the agave to the music of Mozart. During the first stage, we ferment the alcohol. During the second acid-lactic stage, ester precursors are developed and acidity is reduced.
•We perform our double distillation process in 60 small pot stills to separate the alcohol obtained during fermentation, and distill a big cut of head and hearts to ensure we have the best quality. The process takes 24 hours- 8 hours during the first stage and 16 hours during the second- which is far longer than most tequila producers.
•Afterwards, our Blanco is immediately bottled. Our aged variants are set to rest in new American white oak barrels before they are artfully blended by our master distiller for the clean, creamy, and elegant flavor profile that is exclusive to Tequila Cazadores.
The original Tequila Cazadores, Reposado (meaning rested) spends up to a year in new American oak barrels, creating a perfect balance of agave and woody flavors.