The distillery was established in 1890 in Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico. Casa Centinela was founded in 1904 by the Torres Perez Vargas family. Casa Centinela have been producing Tequila at the Hacienda El Centinela on the outskirts of the town of Arandas, in the highlands of Jalisco, since 1904.
The company we know today is the result of a visionary man, Don Jose de Jesus Hernandez. His inspirational zeal for perfection resulted in a range of distinctive tasting tequilas that are a renowned part of La Familia Centinela.
Don Pepe passed away in 2008, but the company was handed down to his son Pepe Jr. Hernández and his daughters Sandra Hernández and Grace Hernández. Centinela means “Sentinel” as in sentinel, the watch (Guard) and Cabrito (small goat).
Tasting Notes: Clear and brilliant colour with round notes of floral anisette, fruit, apple and lemon with some cooked agave and cut grass aromatics. The flavour is slightly sweet, with tangy spice and grapefruit.
Awards: Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012 - Gold & Los Angeles Wine and Spirits Competition 2012 - Silver
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