The final of the Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition 2020 was held on January 24th, the important cocktail competition based on Tequila Patrón which every year sees the participation of promising bartenders from all over the world.
The victory was obtained by an Italian barlady, Giulia Cuccurullo, who works in London at the prestigious Artesian Bar. Theater of victory, a location of excellence: the Hacienda Patrón located in the Mexican region of Jalisco.
The challenge launched by Tequila Patrón to the participants of the competition, now in its fifth anniversary, was to create a cocktail capable of reflecting the dedication and care found in every bottle of Patrón and of being able to tell a story.
A challenge taken up and won by Giulia with a cocktail inspired by multiple places and people: the barlady wanted to pay homage to her Neapolitan origins, London (her new home) and Mexico, the land of Patrón.
The result of Giulia Cuccurullo's suggestions is The Bridge, a blend of Patrón Silver, rhubarb cordial, two types of vermouth (Cocchi Americano and Martini Ambrato), house-made tomato water and a touch of saline solution. A balanced creation in which sweet and savory blend harmoniously, cultures meet and the horizon of tequila opens up towards new and creative possibilities for mixology.[:]