Fourth generation of mezcaleros.
~ 15 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.
The youngest mezcalero from the Obregón family, loves to distill his mezcal from ‘ancho’.
Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco
100% Agave / A. Cupreata
46.9% Alc.Vol. / 750mL
Aroma: Cucumber, melon rind, tropical fruits.
Flavors: Green plantain, papaya, black pepper.
Lies on the mountains of the Sierra Madre Occidental, southwest Mexico.
17.29°N 99.46°W – 1153 meters above sea level
Temp.: NH 31.6° (max. 39.4°), Avg 23.5°, NL 15.4° (min. 6.7°)
Precipitation: 953 mm
Common name for an artisanal mezcal facility in Guerrero. This family unit shares the roasting pit, but has different alembics, each one used by a different family member (grandfather, father, brother & ‘Chícharo’s).
Yearly production under ~ 12,000 L
Agave roasting pit
Oak wood vats
Traditional copper alembic
The typical agave used for mezcal production in the Balsas River basin (Guerrero & Michoacán), harvested from both wild populations, as well as plantations.
Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 15/20 kgs of Agave, ~ 7 to 15 years life cycle / maturity.