Wondering what the most expensive tequila in the world is? July, 24th is international tequila day. In connection to it, we have gathered information on the most expensive tequila in the world!
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The pricing range of this spirit is arguably its best feature. You can spend a lot of money on an ultra-premium bottle that costs well over a million dollars, or you can acquire a fine bottle for as little as thirty dollars.
The only factor is the buyer's budget. In recent years, the tequila market has expanded substantially, with premium and ultra-premium tequila overtaking other alcoholic beverages in popularity. As a result, the number of pricey tequila options has increased as a new generation of producers sets higher standards for tequila manufacture.
10. Herradura 150 Anniversario Extra Añejo Tequila – $500
In order to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the company, in 2020, Herradura's Master Distillers produced this extra aejo tequila that has been matured for 100 months.
They aged the tequila in American white oak barrels, which gave it vanilla and dried fruit scent and taste while mellowing the raw agave flavor.
Due to its ability to be bought in most locations, this is one of the most widely available pricey tequilas. It is predicted to rise in value as a valuable collector's item, though, in the future.
9. Fuenteseca 21 Years Old Vintage 1993 Extra Añejo Tequila – $1,000
The oldest tequila that is currently sold is Fuenteseca's Reserva.
This particular tequila's agave plants were planted in 1984, grew for nine years, were harvested, distilled, and bottled in 1993. Then, they spent 10 years aging in a lowland climate before spending 11 years aging at a high altitude.
Once all the bottles are gone, additional won't be produced because the agaves underwent a lengthy aging process.
8. Clase Azul Ultra Extra Anejo Tequila – $1,700
One of their most expensive products is the limited edition Clase Azul Ultra Extra Anejo Tequila, which costs $1700. Only 100 bottles total, half of which were distributed in Mexico and the other half in the US, were made available on the market.
This pricey tequila was distilled from hand-selected 100% Tequilliana Weber blue agave and matured in Spanish Sherry wood barrels for a number of years.
Drinkers should savor this distinctive, deep-red tequila carefully to fully appreciate its divine flavor. It is presented in handcrafted decanters composed of platinum, silver, and 24-karat gold.
7. Patrón x Guillermo Del Toro Añejo Tequila – $1,500 to $2,500
The result of a partnership between Patron and renowned director Guillermo del Toro is this pricey tequila. The vividly yellow tequila is blended after being matured in various oak barrels to produce complex undertones of dark flavors.
The aroma is pleasant with hints of vanilla, almonds, and dry fruit. The flavor is fruity, honeyed, and sweet with an agave and oak aftertaste.
The Patrón x Guillermo del Toro Liqueur is an orange liqueur that was created to enhance the flavors of tequila in any cocktail. It comes in a skull-shaped crystal bottle.
6. 1800 Tequila Colección Reserva Extra Añejo Tequila – $2,000
One of the most reputable brands in the tequila market is 1800 Tequila, which is owned by the Beckmann family.
Handmade, impeccably aged extra aejo tequila is available in limited quantities. The super-premium, 100 percent blue agave product's decanter is designed by a different artisan every few years.
The most recent bottle was made carefully by Los Angeles-based artist Gary Baseman to depict the tragic love affair between a Mexican warrior and a mermaid with magical powers.
5. AsomBroso Reserva Del Porto – $2,800
AsomBroso Reserva Del Porto is a brandy-like tequila that is manufactured entirely from agave and blended with a little amount of tequila that has been matured for at least ten years in Portuguese port wine casks.
Ricardo Gamarra, the distiller, gave the tequila its distinctively sweet flavor by aging it in port wine barrels. For every event, this premium, limited-production tequila is ideal.
4. Patrón En Lalique: Serie 2 Tequila – $7,500
Making quite a big jump in price from the previous item on this list is Patrón En Lalique: Serie 2. This crystalline bright gold extra aejo has been matured for 8 years in casks made of American oak, French oak, and well-aged sherry.
The tequila contains 40% alcohol, with fruit, vanilla, and oak aromas, as well as a sweet, fruity flavor and a lingering oak and agave finish.
In this second installment of the Lalique series, famed French crystal workmanship meets ultra-premium tequila.
3. Clase Azul 15th Anniversary Edition – $30,000
Clase Azul offered a limited quantity of 15 bottles, each costing $30,000, to commemorate their 15 years in operation. The amount of effort, consideration, and craftsmanship that went into making this collection is what drives up its price.
Clase Azul hired 15 Mexican artisans, who each created a unique bottle for the decanter. Two ultra-aged tequilas were blended together specifically for this collection to create the tequila.
The first was kept in a Spanish sherry barrel for 15 years. The second was matured for 6 years in a Portuguese port barrel before spending 5 years in a barrel made of American white oak.
2. Ley .925 Ultra-Premium – $225,000
The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Tequila Ley's creation as one of the priciest tequilas ever made in 2006 due to its high 225,000-dollar price tag.
After distillation, the blue agave plant's pure sap was barrel-aged for six years to create Ley.925 Ultra-Premium Tequila. Only 33 bottles of ultra-expensive tequila are available.
Since the bottles were made of both pure white gold and pure platinum with yellow gold, they are to blame for the expensive price tag of the alcohol.
1. Tequila Ley. 925 Diamante – $3,500,000
And finally, the most expensive bottle on the list! The costliest tequila available is Tequila Ley 925 Diamante, which is valued at 3.5 million dollars.
This premium extra aejo was introduced to the market in 2010 and was matured in barrels for seven years before being bottled.
The bottle was created by Jose Davalos Mejia, and it is made of over five pounds of pure platinum and set with 4,100 flawless white diamonds. The exquisite bottle that the incredibly expensive tequila is sold in took a total of 10 months to create.
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