Maestro ‘Ángel’

Ángel’ Cruz Robles

Fifth generation of mezcaleros.

~ 10 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.

Works with several agaves, all distilled in clay pots.

Maguey ‘Coyote’

Ancestral / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Americana Oaxacensis

46.8% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Notes of peat and hard candy.

Flavors: Deep earth profile, toasted agave.

Sola de Vega,

OAXACA

 

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

‘Palenque’

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

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Agave roasting pit

MILLING

Manually with mallet

FERMENTATION

Oak wood vats

DISTILLATION

Clay pots

Maguey 'Coyote'

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.

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