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Sauza Tres Plata Tequila

Sauza Tres
Generaciones
100% Puro de Agave
Plata Tequila

 

By Robert Plotkin
http://www.sauzatequila.com

A really well-made silver tequila is exuberant and bursting with fresh, spicy flavors. Silver tequilas unlike reposados and añejos, which are profoundly affected by barrel aging, are left unadulterated and typically bottled fresh from the still. Consistently ranked among the most popular brands of silver tequila is satiny smooth Sauza Tres Generaciones 100% Puro de Agave Plata Tequila.

Produced in Jalisco at the Sauza distillery, La Perseverancia, the super-premium Tres Generaciones Plata owes much of its vibrancy and extraordinary character to how it's made. To create the lightest, most brilliant spirit possible, Sauza's maestro tequilero passes the silver tequila through a traditional pot still for a third distillation, after which it is bottled within 24 hours. Its inherent attributes are readily apparent and genuinely something special.

Tres Generaciones Plata is a marvelous entree into the pleasures of silver tequila. It has brilliant clarity, a sleek, feather-weight body and a pronounced bouquet of citrus and spice aromas. The tequila glides over the palate without a trace of heat or harshness and then slowly builds in intensity, revealing layers of spicy, peppery flavor. The finish is lingering and flavorful.

Tres Generaciones Plata is best appreciated in a snifter. However, that shouldn't imply the tequila isn't ready for some fun. It enjoys scores of applications behind the bar and is a fabulous choice for Margaritas served straight up in elegant cocktail glasses.

 


Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila Recipes

Cosmorita Cosmopolitan
Cocktail glass, chilled
Pour into an iced mixing glass
1 3/4 oz. Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila
3/4 oz. Agavero Liqueur
1/2 oz. Roses Lime Juice
3/4 oz. cranberry juice
Shake and strain
Lime wedge garnish
Guaymas Margarita
Salt rimmed house specialty glass, ice
Pour into an iced mixing glass
1 1/2 oz. Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila
3/4 oz. Cointreau
1/2 oz. papaya juice
3/4 oz. kiwi/strawberry juice
1 1/2 oz. lemon sour mix
Shake and strain
Lime wedge garnish
Jardinera
House specialty glass, chilled
Pour into an iced blender canister
2 oz. Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Tequila
3/4 oz. Cruzan Citrus Rum
1/2 cup pineapple, cubed
2 oz. coconut cream syrup
2 oz. pineapple juice
Blend thoroughly
Whipped cream, shredded coconut and shaved chocolate garnish