Fifth generation of mezcaleros.
~ 10 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.
Works with several agaves, all distilled in clay pots.
Ancestral / Mezcal Blanco
100% Agave / A. Americana Oaxacensis
46.8% Alc.Vol. / 750mL
Aroma: Notes of peat and hard candy.
Flavors: Deep earth profile, toasted agave.
Sola de Vega,
Sierra Madre del Sur, southwest Mexico.
16.52°N 96.98°W – 1443 meters above sea level
Temp.: NH 29.8° (max. 34.5°), Avg 21.0°, NL 12.1° (min. 3.5°)
Precipitation: 862 mm
Common name for an ancestral mezcal facility in Oaxaca. This is a really nice palenque that features clay pot distillation, which is customary for the Sola de Vega region.
Yearly production under ~ 6,000 L
Agave roasting pit
Manually with mallet
Oak wood vats
Agave americana var. oaxacensis
Although part of the genus americana, one of the top agaves in terms of geographic distribution, this subspecies is found in a narrow area in the state of Oaxaca.
Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 25 kgs of Agave, ~ 8 to 10 years life cycle / maturity.