1800 Tequila is a Mexican brand of tequila owned by the Beckmann Family, who also own the Jose Cuervo tequila brand.The 100% blue agave tequila is bottled in Jalisco, Mexico.1800 is named after the year tequila was first aged in oak casks, and is sold throughout the world. In the United States, the brand is imported and distributed by the Beckmann family’s US distribution company, Proximo Spirits.
A superb ultra-premium 100% blue agave Tequila from Jose Cuervo. The Tequila is aged in small oak barrels for over a year before release, and comes in a splendidly Inca-esque bottle.
At the 2008 San Francisco Wine and Spirits Competition, the Silver, Reposado and Añejo tequilas each won the silver medal, while the Milenio and Select Silver both received the bronze medal. In 2009, Bloomberg Businessweek named 1800 Select Silver one of the world’s 20 best-tasting tequilas. Wine Enthusiast placed the 1800 Coleccion, an extra añejo, in its “96–100” scoring category. It was described by The New York Times as “sweetly vegetal and very rich with an elegant aftertaste.”