WHAT’S IN A NAME?
Why “Ocho” ? (that’s eight in English)
This tequila is made from the eigth sample created by the Camarenas for Tomas Estes.
It takes an average of eight years for the agaves to ripen before being harvested.
It takes about eight kilograms of agave to make one litre of Ocho tequila – very high versus industry average.
It takes eight days from when the agaves reach the patio at the distillery until it becomes blanco (unaged) tequila.
Carlos Camarena has eight brothers and sisters.
The Camarenas are in their eighth decade of producing tequila.
Ocho Reposado is aged for 8 weeks and 8 days.