In January George Clooney and longtime friend, bar and restaurateur Rande Gerber, partner with Discovery Land Company CEO & founder Mike Meldman launched Casamigos Tequila. Casamigos Tequila with select nationwide distribution.
Casamigos Tequila is a small batch, ultra-‑premium tequila made from the finest, hand-‐selected, 100% Blue Weber agaves, which are grown in the rich, red clay soil and cool climate of the Jalisco Highlands of Mexico. Our agaves are harvested after maturing for a minimum of seven years, and are hand chosen for size and quality. They are then taken directly to the distillery and processed within 48 hours so as not to lose any of their properties. Our master distiller use a proprietary yeast blend to ensure the most refined tequila. Following that is an extra slow fermentation process, which takes 80 hours to complete (and is double the industry standard), and the use of bagasse from our agave, which results in a deep, rich flavor, and produces a tequila that is smooth with no burn. Continue reading