Siete Leguas Single Barrel Extra Añejo Tequila

Size750mL Proof76 (38% ABV)
This ultra-premium tequila is crafted in Atotonilco El Alto, Jalisco, using ripe blue Weber agaves. Traditional methods are employed for the harvest, fermentation, and double distillation in copper stills. The expression then spends between 8 and 10 years in a single American oak cask.

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About Siete Leguas Single Barrel Extra Añejo Tequila

The folks at Casa Siete Leguas have been pouring their expertise into premium artisanal tequila since 1952. With the utmost respect for their origins and the processes involved, they are passionate about crafting the finest spirit according to traditions in Atotonilco El Alto, Jalisco, Mexico.

The agave tequiliana Weber or blue agave is planted in the red soil of the region, where it matures for around 7 years. Once the plants have reached their peak maturity, yielding the best flavor, they are harvested by the jimadores who cut away the leaves, extracting the piñas (hearts). A small portion of the leaves is saved for later. The piñas are then carefully selected, measuring their sugar content.

The piñas are then split in half and cooked in small stone ovens, steaming over an extended period of time. Then they are crushed using a stone tahona mill, before the juices are extracted with a mechanical mill. The fermentation takes place in open-air tanks without any added yeasts, both with and without the cooked agave fibers.

After being double distilled in small copper stills, the spirit is transferred into ex-bourbon American oak barrels where the different expressions spend varying amounts of time. Siete Leguas Single Barrel Extra Añejo Tequila matures for 8 to 12 years in a single American oak cask, resulting in a spirit of unparalleled quality and a unique drinking experience. Bottled at 76 proof, it's an elegant spirit with a balance of agave, (dried) fruit, and oak notes.

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About Tequila

Although tequila has developed a bad reputation, there's more to the spirit than just shots on a Saturday night.


This traditional Mexican drink origins in the state of Jalisco when according to a local legend, lightning struck an agave cactus before the Nahua tribe drank its warm nectar. Behold, tequila.


Legally, tequila has to be made of 51% of Blue agave around the Jalisco region in Mexico. There are different types of tequila according to age - from the youngest representatives, blanco, reposado, and añejo, to the oldest extra añejo.

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The golden amber tequila leads with sweet fruit aromas ranging from fresh to dried fruit, continuing with toasted oak, and plenty of cooked agave. You'll find apple, peach, cherry, quince, as well as nuts and raisin aromas, hints of vanilla, maple syrup, coffee, and dark chocolate. The creamy palate mirrors the aromas with a balance of sweet fruity, maple syrup, and vanilla notes, as well as spice, mint, and herbal undertones. The long finish has cooked agave, (dried) fruit, and oak.
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