Sierra Milenario Tequila Extra Añejo
Sierra Milenario Tequila Extra Añejo is a 100% de Agave tequila; double distilled gently and stored for three years in durmast oak casks. The rich volcanic soil in the highlands of Jalisco gives the Sierra Milenario Tequila Extra Añejo a very fresh and fruity aroma. This freshness can especially be tasted in a Sierra Mango Margarita.
Tequila, the national drink of Mexico, is produced in accordance with strict laws drawn up by the Mexican government, solely using the heart of a special kind of agave, the blue agave – Agave tequilana Weber.
The regions specified by the CRT for the cultivation of Agave tequilana Weber azul are Jalisco, Nayarit, Guanajuato, Michoacán and Tamaulipas. Around 90% originates from the Jalisco region – the main cultivation area for tequila. At altitudes ranging from 800 to more than 2,500 metres around Guadalajara – the capital of the Jalisco province and thus the capital of tequila – the Agave tequilana Weber azul grows from which tequila is produced. The high-quality blue agave plants are only ripe enough to be harvested 8–12 years after cultivation.
To guarantee the best quality and set it apart from other spirits, the Mexican government resolved to protect its national drink from poor quality imitations by setting up its own authority to monitor compliance with these quality standards, the CRT (Consejo Regulador del Tequila). Only destilerías which meet the strict requirements relating to quality and origin receive their individual control numbers – the Número de Orígen Mejicano (NOM) and the Denominación de Orígen Tequila (D.O.T.).
Today there is a control number on every Sierra bottle, guaranteeing its origin and quality:
NOM 1451 (Norma Oficial Mexicana)
D.O.T 166 (Denominación de Origen Tequila)
The following products now belong to the Sierra family:
- Sierra Tequila Silver
- Sierra Tequila Reposado
- Sierra Tequila Antiguo
- Sierra Supreme Margarita – Ready to Serve
- Sierra Milenario Tequila Blanco
- Sierra Milenario Tequila Reposado
- Sierra Milenario Tequila Extra Añejo