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Cantera Negra

Cantera Negra Tequila Reposado, Jalisco, Mexico

Cantera Negra Tequila Reposado, Jalisco, Mexico

Savoring Tradition: Cantera Negra Reposado Tequila

Cantera Negra Reposado Tequila represents a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, aged to perfection in ex-cognac and bourbon barrels for a minimum of seven months. This careful aging process imbues the tequila with a complexity and smoothness that makes it a standout choice for both sipping aficionados and craft cocktail enthusiasts.

History and Pedigree The journey of Cantera Negra began around 40 years ago with Don Alberto Becherano's passion for tequila-making. Over a decade of dedication led to the development of a proprietary method that has since positioned Cantera Negra as a maker of some of the finest tequilas in the world. The family-owned and operated Cavas de Don Max continues to honor this legacy, crafting each batch of their award-winning tequilas to meet rigorous standards of taste and smoothness, a testament to the unique practices established by generations of the Becherano family.

Production Highlights Nestled in a remote region of central Mexico, where volcanic rock enriches the land, Cantera Negra selects only the most mature Blue Weber Agave for its superior taste. The agaves undergo a meticulous process of cooking, shredding, fermenting, and distilling, laying the foundation for the tequila's notable smoothness and richness. Aging in ex-cognac and bourbon barrels further refines its profile, exceeding the CRT standards and ensuring a taste that is both rounded and unparalleled in its smoothness.

Product Details Cantera Negra Reposado is characterized by its pronounced oak presence, derived from the dual influence of cognac and bourbon barrels, which also lend refined notes of roasted agave, oak, vanilla, and a delicate hint of citrus. With a 100% blue agave base, this tequila is not only a premium choice for sipping but also serves as an exquisite base for sophisticated cocktails, such as the "El Pueblo," a blend of Cantera Negra Reposado, Ancho Reyes, brown sugar simple syrup or raw cane sugar, and chocolate bitters.

Sensory Perception The Reposado offers a rich and inviting aroma, leading with roasted agave and unfolding into layers of oak, vanilla, and subtle citrus. On the palate, its complexity is evident, balancing the depth of agave with the warmth of oak and the sweetness of vanilla, culminating in a finish that is long, deep, and remarkably smooth.

Pairings and Occasions Cantera Negra Reposado Tequila is versatile, elevating any occasion with its refined taste. Ideal for sipping neat or as the cornerstone of elevated craft cocktails, it complements a wide array of culinary flavors, from savory dishes to sweet desserts. The "El Pueblo" cocktail, with its rich and complex profile, showcases the Reposado's versatility and its ability to enhance the flavors of its accompanying ingredients.

The Becherano Family Tasting Council, guardians of Cantera Negra's legacy, personally ensures that each bottle reflects the remarkable taste and unrivaled smoothness that define the brand. This commitment to quality, combined with a hands-on, artisanal approach to tequila-making, makes Cantera Negra Reposado Tequila a true embodiment of craftsmanship and a celebration of the spirit's rich heritage.

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