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Cointreau's Spectacular Tribute: 75 Years of Margarita Magic at Sydney’s Londres 126.

Cointreau, the illustrious orange liqueur, transcends the ordinary, epitomizing the art of distillation where sweet and bitter orange peels unite to create a liqueur that elevates the essence of cocktails. Crafted in the picturesque town of Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou, situated in the heart of France, Cointreau boasts a legacy spanning well over a century.

This iconic liqueur's story is rooted in the 19th century, originating from the creative genius of Édouard Cointreau. With a visionary spirit, he embarked on a journey to craft a liqueur destined to revolutionize mixology. Through meticulous craftsmanship and an unwavering commitment to quality, Cointreau came into being, offering a unique and unparalleled flavour profile.

Over the years, Cointreau has not only secured its position as a revered spirit but has also become an indispensable ingredient in cocktail culture. Its versatility knows no bounds, yet it shines brightest in the creation of the Margarita, a cocktail that has won the hearts of connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike.

The Margarita, a delightful fusion of tequila, lime juice, and Cointreau, owes much of its timeless appeal to the liqueur's distinctive character. The marriage of Cointreau's sweet and bitter orange notes with the zesty freshness of lime and the robustness of tequila results in a harmonious symphony of flavours that dance on the palate. It is a testament to Cointreau's enduring legacy—a spirit that has played a pivotal role in shaping cocktail history.

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Margarita cocktail, Cointreau is partnering with Sydney's renowned high-end Mexican restaurant, Londres 126.

Londres 126: Where Mexican Cuisine Meets Culinary Innovation

In the vibrant heart of Sydney's Circular Quay, a culinary gem awaits those with a passion for exceptional dining experiences. Londres 126, a prestigious Mexican restaurant, has carved a niche for itself by seamlessly blending the vibrant and diverse flavours of Mexican cuisine with modern culinary innovation.

What sets Londres 126 apart is its unwavering commitment to quality and its dedication to delivering an unforgettable culinary journey. With every dish meticulously crafted, the restaurant takes diners on a gastronomic adventure that explores the rich tapestry of Mexican flavours while incorporating contemporary culinary techniques.

Londres 126 is more than just a restaurant; it's a destination for food connoisseurs seeking to indulge their senses and expand their palate. From traditional favourites to innovative creations, every dish tells a story and offers a unique taste experience.

Whether you're a seasoned food enthusiast or simply looking to savour something extraordinary, Londres 126 invites you to embark on a culinary voyage where tradition meets innovation, and flavours come to life in every bite. It is a testament to the restaurant's dedication to excellence and its mission to redefine Mexican cuisine.

From October 10th to the end of the month, Londres 126 will offer an exclusive three-course dining experience perfectly complemented by the Margarita, highlighting the timeless allure of this beloved cocktail.

Among the offerings are the timeless classic Margarita, the exclusive 75th Margarita, and a tantalizing selection of inventive concoctions such as Espresso Borracho, French Cooler, and Palomita. These libations have been thoughtfully curated by none other than Cointreau's esteemed global brand ambassador, Kevin Sueiro, and Londres 126's innovative Mixologist Enzo Boragno.


Words by AW.

Photo courtesy of Londres 126 & AW.


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