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The maker of Sauza and El Tesoro Tequilas has agreed to be purchased by a Japanese company in a $13.62 billion deal that would create the third largest global premium spirits business.
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As with the newer bottles of El Tesoro, you can tell that they take their time making this one. The slow fermentation process keeps the vegetal notes nicely, but also balances them with the agave.