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1800 Debuts GuachiMonton Añejo Tequila In Support Of UNESCO World Heritage Site

1800 GuachiMonton

1800 GuachiMonton tequila is aged in American and French Oak barrels, finished in orange tequila liqueur casks and created to support Los Guachimontones.

1800 and unveiled GuachiMonton, the first luxury añejo tequila aged in American and French Oak barrels and finished in orange tequila liqueur casks. The spirit comes in a red ceramic bottle nspired by the pyramids and red clay found throughout the Los Guachimontones UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Blue Weber agave used to create 1800 GuachiMonton is grown and matured between six and eight years and sourced from a single estate in the lowlands regions of the Tequila Valley. The harvested agave is cooked for a duration of 40 hours in masonry ovens, distilled twice and then matured in both American and French Oak barrels for a minimum of 12 months. It is then married together and finished in casks that once held orange tequila liqueur.

Inspired by Los Guachimontones, the red bottle and wooden cap take shape from the circular pyramids dating back to before the Hispanic era, where communities would gather for ceremonial rituals. To protect and preserve this shared heritage, 1800 Tequila will be providing long term support to conserve the UNESCO site, its museum and the cultural, art and educational initiatives tied to the area.

“1800 GuachiMonton not only represents the roots of Mexican tradition and culture but also Mexican terroir and ritual,” says Master Distiller and Head of Production, Alex Coronado. “A nod to the fragrant orange trees surrounding the pyramids of Los Guachimontones and our family-owned distillery, the liquid is inspired by the timeless ritual of plucking fresh oranges to garnish a glass of Añejo. Its decadent and persistent orange citrus flavor profile provides a premium, modern twist to an already luxurious Añejo tasting experience.”

1800 GuachiMonton is recommended to be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, in a cocktail like an Old Fashioned orpaired with Mexican chocolate. 

1800 GuachiMonton is first available in California and Texas with an SRP of $159.99 USD per 750ml bottle. For more information, head over to the brand’s official website.