Clase Azul is a part of the surge in luxury tequilas hitting the market. But why is it so expensive? The tequila comes in hand-sculpted, hand-painted ceramic decanters -- some even have amber and 24-karat gold studding.
Making some Clase Azul decanters! pic.twitter.com/JNLSXS9AwE— Clase Azul Tequila (@Clase_Azul) August 7, 2014
Sales in the United States of high-end and "super-premium" tequila have surged by 67 percent over the past decade, CNN reported.