Process

Process

Welcome to Goza!

Follow along with our process to see how we get from agave to the perfect tequila.

Let’s get started!

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Where it all starts

The unique process of Goza Tequila all begins with the land that our Agave is grown on. Every single plant is non-GMO Estate grown, but all of the plants are solely fertilized with Organic fertilizer.

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Reaching the distillery

Once it reaches the Goza Distillery, the freshly harvested Agave is immediately chopped into quarters and loaded into our two twenty-two-ton autoclaves to begin the cooking process.

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Fermentation Station

Cooking the Agave brings out the natural occurring sugars in order for fermentation to occur. The reason why Armando, our Master Distiller, chooses to use an autoclave versus a traditional “horna” (wood burning oven), is he does not want to impart any outside flavor into our already perfectly delicious Agave.

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Extraction

Once the piñas are cool, they move directly to our roller mills which crush the agave to release the juices. Once all juice has been extracted, it moves into open tank stainless steel containers where we add two different yeast strains.

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What sets us apart

Most Tequila is distilled using traditional copper pot stills, similar to whisky stills, but we at Goza, have six imported Alambic Armagnacais, which is a combination between a pot still and a column still.

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Classifications

According to the CRT (Consejo Regulador del Tequila) which is the regulatory agency for the appellation of Tequila, there are four classifications to pure one hundred percent Agave Tequila. These are Blanco (unaged or less than 2 months), Reposado (minimum of 2 months but no longer than 12 months), Añejo (minimum of 12 months no longer than 3 years), and the most recent classification of Extra Añejo (3 years or older). All of our aged expressions rest exclusively in used American white oak bourbon casks.

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Adding the magic

After six months, Armando makes a trip into our aging warehouse to start tasting barrels that will become our beloved Reposado. He has found that the six-month point is the sweet spot to make the perfect Reposado Tequila.

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While it is fun to learn about the ins and outs of Goza Tequila, it sure is a lot more fun to drink it, so from our family to yours, SALUD, and remember…

A little Goza
long way!

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