Jose Cuervo 250th Aniversario Extra Añejo
Tequila Extra Añejo
Jose Cuervo // Mexico
Jose Cuervo's 250th Aniversario Extra Añejo was launched in 2008 in honor of the brand's 250 years making tequila that started in 1758 when Don Jose Antonio de Cuervo bought land for the planting of agave. In recognition of this, only estate grown agave was used in the production of limited edition anniversary blend. The best extra añejos that aged in new American oak barrels for at least 3 years were blended and finished in Spanish sherry casks for 10 months. It was bottled at 40% ABV.
Tequila Extra AñejoDistilled from 100% blue Weber agave, it is aged for at least 3 years in barrels not to exceed 600 liters. Any type of wood is acceptable, although ex-bourbon barrels are most common. Extra Añejo tequilas are also known as "ultra aged".
Cask TypeAmerican oak and Spanish Sherry oak