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Corazón Tequila and Los Vecinos Mezcal Named Chairman’s Trophy Finalists At 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

2020-09-01 Corazon Tequila And Los Vecinos Mezcal Named Chairmans Trophy Finalists At 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

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LOUISVILLE, KY (Sept. 1, 2020) – Ten of the Sazerac Company’s Corazón and Los Vecinos agave brands were recognized at the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge, and two were named finalists for the highest award bestowed by the competition. Corazón de Agave Añejo Tequila and Los Vecinos del Campo Ensamble No. 1 Mezcal were the Chairman’s Trophy Finalists. Additionally, two of the company’s agave spirits were deemed “Tried and True,” one was designated a “Great Value,” and one was included in the competition’s Top 100 Spirits.

Those awarded the distinction of “Extraordinary, Ultimate Recommendation” were:

  • Corazón de Agave Añejo Tequila
    • Finalist for Chairman’s Trophy
    • Named a “Great Value”
    •  Top 100 Spirits
  • Los Vecinos del Campo Ensamble No. 1 Mezcal
    • Finalist for Chairman’s Trophy

 “Excellent, Highly Recommended” honors went to:

  • Los Vecinos del Campo Espadin Mezcal
    • Tried & True Award
    • Los Vecinos del Campo Tobala Mezcal
    • Expresiones del Corazón Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Añejo Tequila
  • Tried & True Award
    • Expresiones del Corazón Sazerac Rye Añejo

Awarded “Very Good, Strong Recommendation” was:

  • Corazón de Agave Blanco Tequila
  • Corazón de Agave Reposado Tequila
  • Corazón de Agave Extra Añejo Tequila

“Good, Recommended” distinction was given to:

  • Expresiones del Corazón Artisanal Blanco Tequila

This competition, in its 10th year, is judged by a panel of the spirit industry’s most renowned judges including award-winning authors, buyers, journalists, educators and bar owners, who rate each spirit on a 100-point scale.

Complete results for the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge can be found at

About Sazerac

Sazerac is one of America’s oldest family owned, privately held distillers with operations in the United States in Louisiana, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Maryland, California, and global operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, India, Australia and Canada. For more information on Sazerac, please visit