Casa Sauza

A Taste of Old Mexico

For years, the oldest official tequila classification was añejo, which defined tequila that had been barrel-aged for 12 to 35 months. And yet many of Mexico’s maestros tequileros—master tequiladistillers—kept a select number of private barrels aging far longer than the maximum amount of time designated for añejo. Consequently, in March 2006 the Consejo Regulador del […]