Casa Noble Tequila Dinner

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha

A few photos from the recent Casa Noble Tequila Dinner at Akasha Restaurant.

Casa Noble is a family owned boutique distillery, that dates back to the late 1700’s, located in the town of Tequila, Jalisco. Casa Noble Ultra Premium Tequila was also recently awarded “Outstanding Tequila of the Decade”, it was the first silver tequila to get a double gold medal at the prestigious World Spirit Competition and has been selected as best Tequila in Mexico by The Mexican Tequila Academy. Casa Noble 100% Blue Agave, triple distilled and aged in special French White Oak is traditionally hand made with love and passion. (via CN website, link below)

March 22, 2011
Fine Tequila Sensory Experience Guided by
7th Generation Master Distiller Jose “Pepe” Hermosillo

Dinner paired by Akasha Richmond at her restaurant in Culver City

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
I was early. HELLO, I LOVE Tequila!!!

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Menu

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Menu with info and sensory samples

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Tequila School: Sensory lessons (#3 Cooked Agave, #5 Cinnamon, #9 Oak)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Red Velvet Margaritas (Casa Noble Organic Crystal Tequila, Blood Orange, Lime, Agave)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Tequila Spiked Wild Shrimp (watercress, jicama, Griffin Ranch Estate Citrus)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Banana Leaf Wrapped Pork Shoulder (Mole Verde with Walnuts, Pumpkin Seekds and Hoja Santa, Drunken Heirloom Beans, Poblano Chile Rice)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Sour Orange Braised Pork Shoulder (red onion, fresno chile relish, Drunken Heirloom Beans, Poblano Chile Rice)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Reposado Margarita (Casa Noble Organic Reposado aged 364 days in French oak barrels)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Tequila Glasses (not a shot in sight!)

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha
Dark Chocolate Flan / Palm Sugar Cookies, Blood Orange & Tequila Sorbet

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha With Peter

Casa Noble Dinner at Akasha Take-home Gifts!

Akasha and Alan, THANK YOU for inviting us! We both loved the pairings and learned so much about this elegant tequila.

 

More photos of the tequila tasting

Casa Noble Dinner at AkashaCasa Noble Tequila (where to buy)

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Event date (3/22/11)

Akasha Restaurant
9543 Culver Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 845-1700
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2 Comments

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2 responses to “Casa Noble Tequila Dinner

  1. Phil

    This is right in my wheelhouse. Food looks awesome, as does the selection of tequilas. Thanks for sharing your experience, Jo.

  2. Tequila and great food. Ah, the simple joys of life! Loved this post!!

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