Don Julio Ultima Reserva Extra Añejo Tequila
The latest release from Don Julio is their Ultima Reserva
extra añejo tequila.
The brand began when Don Julio González began making
tequila in 1942. In celebration of the brand’s upcoming 80th anniversary
in 2022, Don Julio has announced Ultima Reserva.
As a tribute to Don Julio González, this final agave
harvest was set aside for this special distillation. Only 4,000 cases of
Tequila Don Julio Ultima Reserva will release this year. Limited quantities of
the tequila will continue rolling out each year until it reaches the end of
this final agave harvest.
Adorning the bottle are piña-inspired designs, from the
etched cap to the faceted base.
“When Don Julio González first embarked on his
tequila-making journey, he crafted a special private reserve that was meant to
be shared with his close family and friends,” says Christina Choi, SVP of
tequila, Diageo North America. “We are proud to carry on his legacy with the
release of Tequila Don Julio Ultima Reserva, an offering that honors 80 years
of devotion with a liquid meant to be enjoyed exactly as Don
Julio intended — celebrating with those closest to you.”
Tequila Don Julio Ultima Reserva aged in bourbon barrels
before finishing in seasoned Madeira wine casks. The spirit underwent the
Solera aging method, which combines and matures tequilas of different ages and
The result is a tequila with a nose of toasted oak and
caramel, the company reports, followed by hints of apricot and orange, and a
finish with honeyed agave.