Don Julio 1942

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Don Julio 1942

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When it comes to premium tequila, Don Julio 1942 is a name that stands out. This ultra-premium tequila has gained a reputation for being one of the best in the world, with its smooth taste and luxurious packaging.

The History of Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942 is named after the year that Don Julio González founded his own distillery.

Why is it called Don Julio 1942?

Born in 1925 in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, Don Julio grew up in a family of tequila makers. He learned the art of tequila making from his father and grandfather, and in 1942, he founded his own distillery, La Primavera. This special year in 1942 is the origin of the name Don Julio 1942.

The Creation of Don Julio 1942

In 2002, Don Julio's sons, Enrique and Carlos, decided to honor their father's legacy by creating a special tequila to celebrate his 60th birthday. They selected the best barrels from their distillery and blended them to create Don Julio 1942.

Why Is Don Julio 1942 so Exclusive? 

Don Julio 1942 is considered one of the most exclusive tequilas on the market, what makes it so prestigious is:

The Quality of Ingredients

As mentioned earlier, Don Julio 1942 is made from 100% blue agave, which is hand-selected and harvested at its peak ripeness. This high-quality ingredient is more expensive than the agave used in other tequilas, which contributes to the higher cost of Don Julio 1942.

The Aging Process

The extended aging process of Don Julio 1942 also adds to its cost. The tequila is aged for a minimum of two and a half years, with some barrels being aged for up to eight years. This results in a more complex and smooth tequila, but it also increases the production costs.

The Blend

Don Julio 1942 is a blend of tequilas that have been aged for different lengths of time. This blending process allows the tequila makers to create a consistent and balanced flavor profile. The tequilas used in the blend are aged for a minimum of two and a half years, with some being aged for up to eight years.

The Limited Production

Don Julio 1942 is produced in limited quantities, which also contributes to its high price. The tequila is only made in small batches, and each bottle is hand-signed by the master distiller. This limited production adds to the exclusivity and luxury of Don Julio 1942

The Packaging

In addition to its exceptional taste, Don Julio 1942 is also known for its luxurious packaging. The tequila is presented in a hand-blown glass bottle, with a label that is hand-signed by the master distiller. The bottle is then placed in a wooden box, which is adorned with the Don Julio logo

How to Drink Don Julio 1942

Don Julio 1942 is best enjoyed neat or on the rocks. The tequila's smooth and complex flavor profile is best appreciated when it is not mixed with other ingredients. However, if you prefer a cocktail, Don Julio 1942 can also be used to make a delicious margarita or paloma.

When drinking Don Julio 1942, it's important to savor the tequila and take your time to appreciate its flavors. Start by taking a small sip and letting it sit on your tongue for a few seconds before swallowing. This will allow you to fully experience the tequila's flavors and aromas.

Don Julio 1942 review:


The regal Don Julio 1942 smells of caramel and intense chocolate, with peculiar profiles of walnut and touches of wood.


On the palate you will taste flavours of vanilla, fine touches of spices and chocolate.


The aftertaste has a luxurious flavour of hearty oak and sweet vanilla.


The bottle that houses Don Julio 1942 is elegant itself. This tall, sleek, and classy bottle isn’t just a conversation starter, it’s an emblem of good taste. The liquid has a deep amber colour with bright nuances in golden tones.

Don Julio 1942 bottle sizes

Don Julio 1942 tequila comes in two different bottle sizes.

  1. 700ml.
  2. 1750ml. Magnum.


What alcohol percentage is Don Julio 1942? 

  • 38% ABV
  • 76 Proof


Don Julio 1942 bottle dimensions:

  • Length = 8.4 cm
  • Width = 7.6 cm
  • Height = 39 cm


Different types of Don Julio that we stock

  1. Don Julio Blanco
  2. Don Julio Reposado
  3. Don Julio Anejo
  4. Don Julio 1942





Returns & Refunds

You can cancel your purchase at anytime before it has been despatched. You will receive a full refund, less the payment transaction fee which is 1.75%. Please notify us of your cancellation request by emailing

Once your order has been despatched you retain the right to cancel your order for purchased goods within 14 days of the purchase date, excluding perishable or personalised items or those explicitly marked as non-returnable.

You are responsible for the cost of returning products to us unless the items being returned were delivered in error or the items were damaged or defective. You are also responsible for insuring all returns as we might claim against you should damages be sustained.

We only use tracked, fully insured delivery postage services, our couriers keep a detailed log of the delivery process, and will attempt delivery twice and additionally make contact with you directly to notify you of the delivery attempts and take your instructions. If the courier is still unable to complete your delivery due to not receiving instructions by the receiver or no one being present at the address then the parcel will be returned to Premium Tequila. In this instance we are not able to get a refund on the postage fee from the courier and so a postage fee of £4.99 will be deducted from a refund, alternatively if you would still like us to resend the parcel back out to you then an additional delivery fee of £4.99 will be applied.

Before you return an item please make contact with us by emailing We will only accept returns when you have contacted us before sending the item back, this is to enable us to give you very clear instructions on how to securely pack and post your return item, this is very important to safeguard against potential damage during transit for which the sender will be liable. 

We only accept returns by post, you will bear responsibility for any damage to the product(s) until we formally acknowledge receipt of the returned items.

Return address:

Premium Tequila

11 Sussex Place

New Malden

KT3 3PU 

All refunds will be paid within 14 days of receiving the returned product(s) minus the initial delivery costs.

All parcels are tracked and the courier will provide you with updates, if the courier attends your premises and is unable to complete the delivery then this could result in the parcel being returned to us. If the parcel is returned to us, due to no fault of ourselves or our couriers, then you will need to pay a separate postage fee to enable us to send the parcel back out. If however you would prefer a refund then the initial postage fee will be deducted from any refund.



Damaged or Incorrect Orders:

We strive for all our customers to receive their orders in flawless condition; however, damages can sometimes happen.

If a parcel is broken in transit then our couriers do not deliver it, on the rare occasion that they do then you must notify us within 24 hours. You must also keep the damaged item(s), all the original packaging, including the box, postage label and internal packing filler as these items will be requested and we can not validate the damage without these items.

If a parcel is broken in transit then our couriers do not deliver it, on the rare occasion that they do then you must notify us within 24 hours.

We are committed to resolving any issues with faulty items as swiftly as possible, but it's crucial that you inform us as soon as you discover the fault to facilitate a prompt resolution.

Please provide as much information as possible regarding the damage. Additionally, we may request photographs capturing any damage, encompassing the entire packaging including shipping label for insurance purposes.

  • Include detailed images highlighting the damage or issues with the items. Ensure there is a clear picture displaying the intact seal on any damaged or broken bottle.
  • Retain both the product and all packaging until further instructions are provided by us. Your cooperation in supplying comprehensive details and images will aid us in efficiently addressing and resolving the matter.

If your parcel clearly shows signs of damage or leakage at the time of delivery, it should not be accepted. Please ask the courier to return the goods to us.

If you have received an incorrect item in your order, let us know straight away by emailing us.

We reserve the right to cancel and refund an order.

We will provide you with a prepaid DPD postage label that you can attach to the parcel.

When your item is despatched you will receive an automatic tracking update by email, it is important to monitor your tracking. You must notify us within 5 days of your item shown as delivered if you have not received it, this allows us to open a claim with the couriers who will instruct the same delivery driver to return and locate the parcel.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, and in its original packaging. Once your return has been received, a refund will be processed.

To start a return, you can contact us at We will then send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.

Once a return has been authorised you have a maximum of 30 calendar days to ensure that we receive your returned purchase.

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Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us within 24 hours if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.


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