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1921 Tequila Cream Liqueur

1921 Tequila
Cream Liqueur


By Robert Plotkin

It only takes a sip to become immediately enamored with 1921 Tequila Cream Liqueur. Served slightly chilled in a snifter, it's a glorious way to cap off a marvelous evening. The delectable liqueur also adds marvelous depth and dimension to cocktails. Hand the bottle to a talented mixologist and the creative possibilities become endless.

Introduced into the U.S. in 2005, the award-winning product is the only one of its kind made in Mexico. The liqueur is crafted in limited quantity at Destileria Morales (NOM 1535), a state of the art facility located in the Los Altos region of Jalisco. The liqueur is made with milk, super-premium blanco tequila, a dash of coffee and a blend of all-natural flavors prior to being bottled at 15% alcohol (30 proof).

1921 Tequila Cream Liqueur is an international phenomenon in the making. The liqueur has a velvety textured, medium-weight body and the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caramel, nutmeg and cream. Its soft, gentle entry quickly bathes the palate with a bakery-like assortment of flavors, including toffee, milk chocolate, honey, marzipan and freshly brewed coffee. The long finish is well balanced and supremely delicious.

The liqueur's charm and sensational taste make it a valuable addition to any backbar. Featured in cocktails, it marries beautifully with brandy and tequila, as well as a wide range of other liqueurs, most notably Chambord, Frangelico, Amaretto, Almendrado, Grand Marnier and coffee-based products.

The liqueur is the newest member of the prestigious 1921 Tequila family, a sophisticated range of 100% agave spirits from Destileria Morales. These artisanal tequilas are made using traditional methods now deemed too costly or labor intensive by other distillers. The "1921" in the brand name commemorates the end of the Mexican Revolution.

The 1921 Blanco is complex and generously endowed with alluring floral and herbal aromas. It has a savory palate loaded with fruit, spice and citrus notes and a long, satisfying finish. The 1921 Blanco is an engaging and affordable treat.

The 1921 Reposado is equally memorable. The smooth, spicy tequila is aged 4 months in American white oak barrels, just long enough to soften its character, while leaving the inherent quality of the agave unaffected by the tannins in the wood. It has a wafting floral, vanilla and citrus nose and a long lasting, fruit laced palate.

Made in limited quantities, 1921 Añejo is an elegant tequila extended aged in 200 liter American oak barrels. It has a satiny texture and a delectable bouquet comprised of fruit, cocoa and citrus aromas. The palate is spicy and slightly smoky. The Añejo is a bona fide pleasure from start to lingering finish.

The 1921 100% Agave Tequila are guaranteed to gently seduce your senses. Across the board, they're spirits worthy of grand cru status.