Olmeca is a Tequila brand owned by Pernod Ricard distributed by Corby Brands in Canada. The Olmeca family has three sub brands; Olmeca, Olmeca Altos and Olmeca Tezon. Olmeca gold is made from the 100% blue weber agave which are and double distilled from Mexican Blue Agave and crushed in Copper Pot Stills.
Olmeca Gold Tequila is bottled at 40% alcohol by volume and comes in 750ml which costs Ksh 2,800 at dial a drink kenya..
The bottle has a NOM identifier at the back label that shows the tequila distillery place (Pernod Ricard Mexico Distillery in Arandas, Jalisco). The bottle is a squat rectangle with a square base. The bottle also features embossed designs which represents a style of artwork which was present at the time of the Olmec that makes the bottle easier to grip. Also has a metal cap which seals the bottle.
The tequila carries a pale golden color into the glass.
At the nose there is herbaceous with agave notes. The notes give aromas of mushy banana and baked squash and some peppery spice.
Offers a frim vegetal nature flavors like an over-ripe banana. Has some hints of sweet caramel, a firm peppery touch and citrus zest at the mid palate.
The tequila gold brings a firm punch of agave spice at the exiting from the agave.
The Olmeca gold carries a touch of more caramel sweetness and more herbaceous that makes it best in a Margarita cocktail.
1 ½ oz Olmeca Tequila
¾ oz Bols Apricot Brandy.
¾ oz Fresh squeezed Lemon juice.
3/8 oz Sugar syrup
Splash Club soda
Add the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake until the sides frost
Strain into chilled glass with ice.
Complete with a splash of club soda
Garnish with citrus peel.