Distilled from the blue agave plant found mainly around the city of Santiago de Tequila, the popular drink with the same name is among the strongest in the world. Most bottles of tequila have an alcohol content of around 40% while some can be produced with up to 60% alcohol content. As a matter of fact, some types of tequila are distilled with a bit of water specifically to dilute the high alcohol content.
There are more than 500 brands of tequila on the market, and while the cheapest ones cost around $10, highest quality bottles can be worth $1,000 or more. We have therefore put together a list of the top 10 most expensive bottles of tequila in existence, to serve as some sort of guide should you ever find yourself in the financial capacity to actually afford one.
8Casa Herradura Seleccion Suprema
Casa Herradura costs around $350 and is produced by a company that has stood the test of time – Herradura. It began producing tequila in 1870 and was the first to introduce a rested tequila, a reposado. It was also the first to break into the extra anejo market with this particular bottle. It is usually aged for 4 years and it provides an aroma and taste of wood, rose petals, agave, and vanilla. It has a creamy, soft finish.