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Alcatraz Tequila

100% Agave Tequila in Artisanal Bottle

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The back of the bottle has an embossed Calla Lily or Alcatraz Flower that is seen through the front. This flower is often seen in works of Mexican artist, Diego Rivera. The back label also relates a legend of "The Hacienda of the Alcatraz". Below is the entire text of the legend.

The Hacienda of the Alcatraz

Is the sacred place chosen by the sun, the moon and the eternal cloud. The roots of its land hold the magic, secrets and mysteries of the cultivation of the alcatraz (calla lily) and the agave. And so the legend tells that in a single night, ten thousand alcatraz (calla lilies) blossomed in the inner patio of the hacienda, at the center sprang a six hundred pound agave. At dawn, a bolt of lightning struck the agave, its pointed leaves, like swords in the air, bowed to let its heart be born. While the cloud danced to distract the jealous moon, the sun, with its music, narrated to our ancestors, all the caring, the patience and the love that the agave would need in order to grow for ten years and to weigh two hundred pounds. And how to, in the ripeness, peel its thorny leaves with a sharp knife in order to reach its heart. Knowing and wanting to conquer its tears, it becomes sweet, profound and enigmatic. It separates reality from appearances. It erases grief and makes the soul sing. This is what makes it powerful and irresistible. 1869

Alcatraz Tequila
Distillery: NOM 1110
Tequila Orendain de Jalisco, S.A. de C.V.
40% Alc. Vol. - 750 ml

Last Revision - 02 March 2011 - jat
Alcatraz Tequila - 100% Agave Tequila