This extra aejo gets its name from the year Mexico gained its independence from Spain. The tequila is made from 100 blue weber agave and is distilled in Guanajuato at the Hacienda Corralejo. It ages for 36 months in small oak barrels.
Distilled 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 Aejo tequilas are also known as "ultra aged".
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The land where Father Hidalgo was born is home to the Corralejo Distillery, located in a beautiful Hacienda named after the town of Pénjamo, Guanajuato.
Far from being just a company, Hacienda Corralejo's reach extends to many parts of the world. Its attractions include not only tequila, but also history, culture and learning.
Far from being just a company, Hacienda Corralejo's reach extends to many parts of the world. Its attractions include not only tequila, but also history, culture and learning. At the start of the Hacienda Corralejo tour, a welcome sign reflects the company's human warmth. Visitors can satisfy their curiosity and excitement about the processes used to make tequila. The atmosphere is a delight to both sight and smell, as exemplified by casks for aging tequila located in beautiful cellars and filled with a suggestive and captivating aroma that evokes the honey of cooked agave.
In each individual area one gains an appreciation for things made in Mexico, a Mexico with its own customs that go hand-in-hand with one of the world's most popular tequilas.