Our Hacienda: The Tequila Patrón home
The Patrón Hacienda is in Atotonilco el Alto, Jalisco, where the richness of minerals and other nutrients offered by the reddish soil of the region facilitates the growth and ripeness of the agave plants that are used in the production of tequila.
The Patrón Hacienda houses all the processes that shape the heart and soul of this ultra-premium distillate. The central building contains the main distillery, where the cooking of agave hearts is carried out in masonry ovens or the grinding of cooked agave fiber with a volcanic stone that weighs more than two tons, called tahona. Sixty Mexican hands participate in this artisan process, thus producing a high-quality tequila.
Tequila Patrón bottles are made of blown glass crafted by Mexican artisans, and they are only complete when they carry an essential element: the cork, harvested from the bark of the cork tree that grows in Lisbon, Portugal. The bottles are then sealed and labeled by hand, so each of them carries the signature of a person in charge of this process.