Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Tequila Tuesday: NOM 1414 Feliciano Vivanco y Asociados, S.A. de C.V.

Reception @ 1414
This Tequila Tuesday is post 2 (of 3) about my trip to Jalisco, with some pictures trip. The second distillery is NOM 1414 Feliciano Vivanco y Asociados, S.A. de C.V.. I wrote up the tequila here, so if you want a tasting note refresher info just click. Here are some pictures

Agave @ 1414
Agave @ 1414
Agave @ 1414  
Distillery puppies...

Hornos at 1414

Hornos @ 1414
  The agave is halved & quartered (cogollo-removed) agave steam-roasted without pressure in brick kiln ovens with 36hr roast that includes a 6hr pre-roast to melt-off bitters and 6hr cool-down.
It is fermented in stainless steel using an indigenous yeast strain that is taken from the agave field that has a presence of lime, orange & pomelo citrus pollens.
Shredder @ 1414
Fermenters @ 1414

It is double-distilled in copper-pot stills to approximately 56% ABV and the reduced with reverse-osmosis demineralized water . . .
Stills @ 1414

Stillroom from outside @ 1414
Stills @ 1414

Stills @ 1414

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Then it is aged for 4+ months in third-fill, American White Oak that was formally used for Bourbon Whiskey and finally it is bottled at 40% ABV.

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