Güitig Water Analysis:
|Country of Origin:||Ecuador|
At the beginning of the 20th Century (1902), this water brand was bottled in artisan ways and transported in a mule’s back to towns. In 1921 The Tesalia Springs Company was legally established and it represented the beginning of the production and commercialization of Güitig with modern procedures for those days. Besides providing with an important legacy to the identity of our country, our products boast a quality awarded by international Institutes like: Monde Selection and Taste & Quality Institute ( ITQi ).Volcanic activity by the Cotopaxi volcano below the aquifer creates in Guitig a very special naturally carbonated water.
#FineWatersPairingsA water like Guitig with a High Minerality and some medium sized bubbles from natural carbonation is a good match for soft and aged goat cheese. The Minerality can stand up to the taste of the cheese and the bubbles provide some mouthfeel without being aggressive or distracting.
Curing meat in salt is one of the oldest food preservation techniques and is in today, with refrigeration, purely done for taste. It gives the meat a slightly salty quality and a firmer, denser mouthfeel and a great color. This is a cured pork belly salad from Bistro Cinq in Antigua, Guatemala and I was able to enjoy the dish with a bottle of Guitig at the time. The moderate minerality is strong enough to take the flavor and the natural carbonation adds mouthfeel and makes a perfect