It is the Mexican equivalent of Carlos I Solera Gran Reserva, the highest designation bestowed on a Brandy de Jerez
Spirits from the barrel include Spanish Ferandez Brandy de Jerez
Solera Gran Reserva as well as Armagnacs and Calvados.
Ingredients: 2 oz Manzanilla Sherry, 1 oz Brandy de Jerez
, Fresh citrus juices of lemon, lime and orange
The country's principal appellation, Brandy de Jerez
, also happens to be the largest and most revered.
Other winners in the brandy category include: Cardenal Mendoza Brandy de Jerez
Non Plus Ultra recognized as "Best Spanish Brandy" and Chateau de Laubade XO Armagnac as "Best Armagnac.
France, Spain and Italy were all wine producing countries where grapes were plentiful; as a result they developed a tradition of distilling wine or the leftovers from the winemaking process and gave the world cognac, armagnac, brandy de jerez