DeLeon Tequila Receives Its Fifth Prestigious Award in Five Years

Jul 11, 2013, 08:00 ET from DeLeon Tequila

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLeón Tequila has again been awarded the top honor of the year for its latest expression, Leóna.


DeLeón Tequila's limited edition private reserve, "Leóna," won the 2013 "Best of the Best" award according to Robb Report, the definitive authority on connoisseurship for ultra-affluent consumers. This marks the third consecutive year that DeLeón Tequila has received this honor. No other spirits brand in the 25-year history of the Robb Report has received the "Best of the Best" award three years in a row.

DeLeón Tequila's "Diamante" and "Reposado" were also awarded the Grand Prize "Best in Show" in 2009 and 2010, respectively, at the World Beverage Competition, the largest beverage competition in the world held each year in Geneva Switzerland, making the brand the only back-to-back Grand Prize winner in the history of the competition.

Full list of awards include:

2013: DeLeón Leóna, "Best of the Best" - Robb Report.

2012: DeLeón Extra Añejo, "Best of the Best"  - Robb Report.

2011: DeLeón Añejo, "Best of the Best" - Robb Report.

2010: DeLeón Reposado, Grand Prize "Best in Show" - World Beverage Competition.

2009: DeLeón Diamante, Grand Prize "Best in Show" - World Beverage Competition.

The judges quote, "A whole new class of tequila has been realized."

DeLeón Tequila launched in the U.S. in 2009 and in Asia in 2012. The brand has received an overwhelming response from luxury consumers in Hong Kong and Taiwan and expansion throughout the region is growing rapidly with a recent launch in Japan.

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About DeLeón Tequila:
DeLeón Tequila is produced at the highest point of any tequila in Purísima del Rincón, Guanajuato, Mexico. The town, named after the Immaculate Conception, literally translates to the "purest of the corner." DeLeón Tequila effortlessly blends together authentic Mexican heritage with the edge and sophistication of modern taste.  Quite simply, DeLeón is the purest expression of agave botanicals in the world today.

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