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Don Julio Blanco 750ml - Item Code: 03530
Discover Don Julio Blanco 750ml:
Don Julio Blanco is a premium tequila made from 100% blue agave. It is distilled in small batches in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, and is renowned for its smooth, clean taste. The agave is cooked in traditional brick ovens and then fermented with proprietary yeast. The tequila is then double-distilled in copper pot stills and bottled without aging.
Don Julio Blanco has a bright, crisp flavor with notes of citrus, pepper, and herbs. On the palate, it is smooth and light with a hint of sweetness. The finish is clean and refreshing.
Don Julio Blanco is perfect for sipping neat or on the rocks, or for making classic cocktails like the Margarita or Paloma. Enjoy this premium tequila and experience the smooth, clean taste of Don Julio Blanco.
Producer Notes: Don Julio
Don Julio is a premium tequila producer that was founded in 1942 by Don Julio González in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. The company is named after its founder, who was a pioneer in the tequila industry and is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of tequila.
Don Julio produces a range of tequilas, including blanco, reposado, añejo, and 1942, which is a special edition añejo that is aged for a minimum of two and a half years. The company is known for its commitment to quality and craftsmanship, and all of its tequilas are made using only the finest blue agave plants, which are grown in the rich red soil of the Jalisco highlands.
Don Julio’s tequilas are made using traditional methods, including slow cooking the agave in brick ovens, crushing the cooked agave using a tahona (a large stone wheel), and fermenting the juice in wooden vats. The tequila is then distilled twice in copper pot stills, which gives it a smooth and complex flavor profile.
In addition to its tequilas, Don Julio also produces a range of ready-to-drink cocktails, including margaritas and palomas, which are made using its premium tequilas. These cocktails are perfect for those who want to enjoy the taste of Don Julio’s tequilas without having to mix their own drinks.
Overall, Don Julio is a world-renowned tequila producer that is known for its commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Its tequilas are some of the finest in the world, and its ready-to-drink cocktails are a great way to enjoy the taste of Don Julio’s premium tequilas without having to mix your own drinks.
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First produced in the 16th century, when Spanish conquerors ran out of cognac during their expedition to the New World, tequila is made by distilling the juice from the heart of a blue agave native to Jalisco, Mexico. Tequila comes in a variety of colors, from the transparent and unrestrained, known as Blanco, to the darkest aged in Reposado, Anejo and Extra Anejo vats. Popular as a main ingredient in refreshing margaritas, it is also commonly consumed pure or with the addition of lemon and salt.
About the Producer: Don Julio
Don Julio is a tequila brand and distillery in the Highlands of Los Altos in Jalisco, Mexico. It is highly regarded by critics and is one of the best-selling tequila brands in the world - ranked eighth in terms of sales in the United States and 11th in Mexico. The company is named after its founder Don Julio Gonzalez-Frausto Estrada. who started making tequila in 1942 at age 17. His first commercial venture was Tres Magueyes, the only other brand produced at Don Julio, which means that bottles from both ranges have the same NOM number. The Don Julio brand was created only in 1985, when his sons prepared a memorable tequila for their father's 60th birthday. The limited production was well received and led to the commercialization of Don Julio Tequila in 1987. Similarly, Don Julio's 1942 super-premium tequila marks the year he began distilling. About 90 percent of the land planted with Don Julio agave is leased by the company. company to provide flexibility in relation to the long maturation times of the plants. Tequila growers generally don't harvest agave for eight years, however Don Julio's production revolves around taller medium-growing cylinders, which are typically up to 15 years old, depending on the individual fields. Pinas agave is cooked for three days and then ground in a tequila bottle, which requires approximately 3.5 kg (7.7 lb) of agave. In 2014, international beverage giant Diageo took over the Casa Cuervo brand, which owns Russia's largest tequila brand. peace, Jose Cuervo. Diageo already owned part of Don Julio, but swapped Old Bushmills Distillery for Casa Cuervo for full control, also receiving $408 million.