Don Julio 1942 Tequila

Don Julio 1942 Tequila Bottles

Don Julio 1942 Tequila Bottles

Don Julio 1942 Tequila Bottles


Learn about Tequila and Agave

Agave tequilana, also known as agave plant, is an important product of Jalisco. It’s the base ingredient of tequila. The plant produces a lot of agavins, which are one of the core characteristics that make it suitable as an alcohol beverage. The tequila agave is native to the states of Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, and Aguascalientes in Mexico. The plant favors altitudes of more 5000 feet. It grows in rich and sandy soils.

Blue agave plants grow sprout a stalk, when 5 years old, which can grow an additional 16 feet. They are topped with yellow flowers. Tequila is made by removing the heart of the plant in its 7th to 14th year. Harvested hearts usually weigh 80-200 pounds. The heart is stripped of its leaves and heated to convert the inulin to sugars in it. The roasted core is pressed, or crushed, in order to release the liquid called aguamiel, which is fermented and distilled into alcohol.


Don Julio 1942 Tequila is one of the best tequilas, made, ever. Don Julio 1942 changed the spirit of Tequila, when he creating this drink. Now, in 2020, Don Julio鈥檚 legacy continues in the form of two amazing tequilas: Don Julio 1942, and Don Julio Real both are made from Blue Agave plants, which are grown in Jalisco.

This is a beautiful bottle. It has a golden hue. It’s been aged for at least 2.5 years. Don Julio, is an amazing tequila anejo which was created to celebrate the opening of Don Julio’s very first distillery. In 1942, don julio Gonzalez founded the distillery called La Primavera, in Los Altos de Jalisco.

From cultivating Agave, to bottling the final product. don julio created a process which has resulted in Mexico producing one of the finest tequilas.

The process for don julio 1942 begins with hand picked Agave plants which take 7-10 years to mature. The Agave is slowly roasted for 70 hours, in masonry ovens. The limited edition 1942 Don Julio tequila is made from the finest agave, and it’s aged until it achieves amazing levels of flavor and character.

It stays in oak barrels for over 2 years.

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1 review for Don Julio 1942 Tequila

  1. zogbynew

    Some amazing yummy.

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