Pernod Ricard/ Tequila Avión Celebrates Floyd Mayweather Jr. 50th Fight With Ultra Limited Edition, Commemorative Bottle of Avión Reserva 44 Extra Añejo Tequila !
Floyd Mayweather can add to his list of accomplishments collaborator with Pernod Ricard/Tequila Avión, as both powerhouses in their respective fields collaborated to provide tequila and boxing enthusiasts with this highly ultra-exclusive spirit and to celebrate Mayweather’s 50th professional fight against Connor McGregor. The collector’s item will be released this week via participating retailers.
The five-division world champion, who’s considered to be among the best professional boxers in the world, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will go head to head with MMA UFC fighter Conor McGregor this upcoming Saturday August 26th.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his team approached Avión Founder, Ken Austin regarding the project which will note the exclusive commemorative bottles, of which only 150 are for sale worldwide. Each custom bottle features an etched likeness of Mayweather and hand-signed by Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Commenting on the commemorative bottle, Mayweather shared “Creating this bespoke bottle with Ken and Tequila Avión was a given. Avión epitomizes the highest in quality, which is all I accept in life. As a world-class athlete, I have spent my life training to be the best, and as such I’d only work with and associate with the best tequila in the world to have my image and personal signature.”
The 150 commemorative bottles of Avión Reserva 44 Extra Añejo Tequila will retail for approximately $1,500 each and will be available on the Las Vegas strip at Total Wine & More while supplies last. (Orders will also be accepted by visiting TotalWine.com or call store at 702.614.4001)
About Tequila Avión:
Tequila Avión® is the ultra-premium tequila that defines a new standard of quality and taste. Produced with third generation agave growers from single source rare Blue Weber agave from Jesus Maria, in the highest region of Jalisco, Mexico. Tequila Avión’s distinct flavors are created slowly in small batches using a meticulous, time intensive distilling process and proprietary ultra-slow filtration. Tequila Avión is available in Silver, Reposado, Anejo, Espresso Liqueur and Avión Reserva 44. Avión was named Best Tasting Unaged White Spirit and Best Tasting Tequila in the World at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. In July 2014, Pernod Ricard (RI:EN Paris), the world’s co-leader in wines and spirits, took a majority interest in Tequila Avión. For further information, or to locate bars, clubs, restaurants and liquor stores that sell, stock, or carry Tequila Avión, please visit TequilaAvion.com. Fans can also follow Tequila Avión on Facebook at facebook.com/TequilaAvion or on Instagram @TequilaAvion. Please drink Tequila Avión responsibly. TEQUILA AVIÓN ® 40% Alc./Vol. © 2017 Imported by Tequila Avión, New York, NY.