Cascahuin Plata 48

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Cascahuin Plata 48

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Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila is another very fine and high quality tequila from the Cascahuin brand. Like all tequilas from this producer, it is made using traditional artisanal methods to give us a rich nuance of flavours to enjoy. Salvador Rosales Briseño created the first Cascahuin distillery in 1904 in the Mexican town of El Arenal.

The traditional methods that Cascahuin continues to use has shown to produce a top-drawer premium tequila. The tequila produced has high purity and retains the rich, complex flavours of the agave. The brand is recognized as being unquestionably one of the most superior producers of tequila in the region of Jalisco (the home of tequila). It’s very common for tequila producers to use modern methods and technologies to save time and money, but not Cascahuin.

What makes the Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila special?

Cascahuin Plata 48 was named to emphasise that this blanco tequila has an alcohol volume of 48%. High ABV tequilas are the most traditional tequilas and in more recent times a lot of tequila is now made at a lower strength, typically from 38-40% ABV. Cascahuin released their ‘Plata 48’ tequila to the public in memory of its founder Salvador Rosales Briseño so we can enjoy tequila as it was traditionally made.

Each production lot never exceeds 2500 litres, so it’s no surprise that this fantastic, velvety-smooth tequila is a lot harder to find than most others. We recommend snatching up a bottle (or two) while they’re in stock!

Cascahuin tequila is famous for its purity because no preservatives, artificial sweeteners additives or chemicals are added during or after production. Cascahuin takes its quality further by ensuring that they use the purest water, from deep well springs, to produce their tequila.

The majority of tequila producers use a mechanical shredder with rotating blades, commonly known as an ‘agave mill’, to squeeze out the juicy pulp know as ‘aguamiel’ (honey water), this pulp is then fermented and distilled into the splendid tequila spirit. Cascahuin however continues to do things the traditional way by turning a massive Tahona wheel over the agave to crush them and squeeze out the juice. The Tahona wheel is a huge round, wheel-shaped rock usually made of ‘volcanic basalt’, traditionally horses were used to pull the wheel and rotate the rock over the agaves but now a machine is used to pull the heavy Tahona wheel instead.  Using a Tahona wheel requires far more time and manual work than an agave shredder, but retains comparatively more of the natural flavour of the agave.

 Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila is made using copper distillation pots. These pots are perfect for producing tequila due to how copper conducts heat, resulting in a better and richer tasting end product. This traditional artisanal method is becoming rare as the majority of distilleries now only use stainless steel pots, which are cheaper and easier to clean.

Hats off to Cascahuin for sticking to these high quality procedures and giving us this remarkable premium tequila to enjoy and appreciate!

Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila tasting notes

Nose:

Initial strong fragrances of cooked agave, pepper and fresh herbs. Earthy hints, with citrus, minerals and black pepper.

Taste:

Fresh flavours of mint and herbs, complemented by hints of caramel, vanilla, spices and cooked agave.

Aftertaste:

Silky finish. Sweet flavours of agave, natural fruits, vanilla and honey.

Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila Appearance

Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila is crystal clear and transparent in appearance.

What is the Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila volume/size?

700ml

What is the alcohol percentage and proof of Cascahuin Plata 48?

  • 48% ABV
  • 96 Proof

    Where does Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila come from?

    Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila originates from the region of Jalisco, Mexico, specifically made in the town of El Arenal.

    The producer of Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila

    Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila is produced by the family-owned Cascahuin disterllery. Cascahuin have been making tequila in Jalisco, Mexico since 1904. It’s stayed in the family the whole time, being taken over by the son of the founder, and then his son after him. The tequila is made in their distillery in El Arenal that was built back in 1955.

    How to enjoy Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila

    Sip it on the rocks so you can get in touch with those rich, complex flavours and appreciate real Mexican tequila at the highest quality.

    Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila cocktail ideas

    Fancy a cocktail? We recommend trying the 48 Tequila Old Fashioned to complement the flavours of Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila:

          Ingredients:

          2 oz Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila
          1/4 oz agave nectar or simple syrup
          2-3 dashes of aromatic bitters
          Orange peel for garnish
          Ice cubes

              Directions:

              Fill a glass with ice and pour in the Cascahuin Plata 48 Tequila
              Add agave nectar or simple syrup to sweeten the cocktail
              Add the dashes of aromatic bitters
              Stir gently to combine the ingredients and chill the drink
              Squeeze the orange peel over the drink to express the oils, then twist the peel to release more aroma and garnish the cocktail
              Enjoy the sophisticated flavours of the 48 Tequila Old Fashioned!

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