Authentic. Made with Cuervo Gold tequila. Made with Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, natural flavors & artificial flavors. More than a woman's name - The margarita cocktail was created in 1938 in honor of a beautiful Mexican showgirl named Rita de la Rosa. A bartender, inspired by her electrifying performance, inspired a cocktail to capture her heart with Cuervo tequila and the flavor of Mexican limones. www.cuervo.com. Please recycle. 19.9 proof. 9.95% alc by vol.