Brent Hocking started DeLeón Tequila in 2008, and the company has grown rapidly since then. In 2009, on Cinco de Mayo, it was released to the United States market for the first time. According to Mexican tequila rules, DeLeón Tequila does not employ any of the four legal additives (glycerin, sucrose, oak extract, and caramel) that are allowed in the production of tequila.
What is DeLeón Tequila made of?
Authentic DeLeón® Tequila is created from the best 100 percent Highland Blue Weber agave, which is derived from the fertile soil of the Los Altos region of Jalisco, Mexico. By distilling DeLeón® twice, the tequila develops an astounding depth of taste while retaining the distinct character that was developed via fermentation during the fermentation process.
Who owns DeLeón?
2013 saw the purchase of a 50% stake in premium Tequila company DeLeón by Puff Daddy, also known as P. Diddy, Diddy, and Sean Combs, a rapper from the United States. The other half is still in the possession of Diageo.
What is the difference between Hornitos and DeLeón Tequila?
DeLeón tequila is substantially more expensive than Hornitos, which makes it more accessible to the general public. Hornitos tequila is significantly less expensive. Hornitos Plata (375ml) is their most affordable tequila choice, and it typically costs between $12.99 and $19.99. The difference between Hornitos and DeLeón goods may be tasted and seen, and it is noticeable.