El Vato’s Super Natural Margarita to Represent Florida in Casa Noble Tequila Contest
South Beach Bartender Dimitri Sequeria’s Cocktail is Unanimous Winner for Carlos Santana’s Organic Tequila
Over 25 bartenders throughout the Miami, Tampa and Orlando areas entered Infinium Spirits contest for the right to represent Florida with their recipes and cocktail concoctions for a ‘Super Natural Margarita’ .
The contest was open to a limited number of licensed accounts who qualified as a Noble Place that featured Carlos Santana’s exquisite Casa Noble Super-Premium and 100% organic tequila.
Casa Noble Tequila and Carlos Santana Search for Supernatural
While the exclusive contest included collection of varieties of sea salts, organic herbs, vegetables, exotic fruits and organic syrups winner Dimitri Sequeira designed a “Supernatural’ Margarita that was both super and natural. Sequeria of El Vato Tequila & Taco Bar at 1010 South Miami Ave in South Beach Miami Florida will make his winning drink for Carlos Santana in a competition in Las Vegas later this year. Recipe Below.
After narrowing the field to nine qualifiers for the title of the Supernatural Margarita the ingredients were gathered to recreate each of the unique cocktails for the chance for a trip to have the Florida winner compete against qualifiers in eight other states from a total of 11 other market regions.
The ease and overall simplicity of the the winning cocktail was more typical of the time it takes to complete the standard Margarita recipe but judges were not only impressed that it was efficient but scored it excellent in aroma, appearance and taste.matched Casa Noble Crystal the 100% Weber Blue Agave Tequila with splashes of Licor 43 “Cuarenta Y Tres” along with organic lime juice, a dollop of agave syrup and a squeeze of an organic orange.
Besides Florida, Infinium Spirits teams are holding Carlos Santana’s “Super Natural Casa Noble Margarita” contests in Texas (Dallas, Houston, Austin), California (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco) Nevada (Las Vegas) Massachusetts (Boston) New York (NYC) and Colorado (Denver) and Illinois (Chicago). See the Nobles Places HERE
Santana’s involvement began centuries ago when the Santana and Hermosillo families began in Jalisco and the same passion, pride and quality commitment that is found in Santana’s music has also spanned 200 years and 7 generations of tequila production for the Hermosillo family.
The Casa Noble family of Single Estate Certified Organic includes Casa Noble Crystal, Casa Noble Reposado and Casa Noble Añejo Tequilas— have a rich history establishing them as one of the finest ultra premium spirits portfolios in the world.
Licor 43 is the liqueur that is named after the number of ingredients in the bright gold liqueur from Spain that has it roots in Italy and the goes back as far as the Roman Empire. Licor 43 is a floral and aromatic liqueur made with citrus and fruit juices, flavored with vanilla and other aromatic herbs and spices that total…Cuarenta Y Tres.
The competition was held in Naples Florida with a panel of anonymous judges from each area hosted by Larry ‘Smokey’ Genta of BeverageUnderground.com
El Vato Tequila & Taco Bar
Miami, Fl 33130
- 2oz. Casa Noble Crystal Tequila
- 1/2 oz Liquor 43
- 1oz lime juice
- 3/4oz Agave Nectar
- 1/4oz cut orange squeeze and drop
- 8oz ice shake well
- serve in 12 oz Pilsner Glass
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