Maestro ‘Leo’

A. Hernández

Fifth generation of mezcaleros.

~ 20 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.

Also produces amazing mezcals from ‘cuishe’ & ‘coyote’ 

Maguey ‘Espadín’

Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Angustifolia

50.1% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Hints of lemon grass and fresh herbs

Flavors: Caramelized fruit and notes of citrus

San Baltazar Guelavila,

OAXACA

Nestled in the mountains of the Sierra Madre del Sur, southwest Mexico.

16.8°N  96.31°W  –  1607 meters above sea level

Temp.: NH 29.3° (max. 39.5°), Avg 21.3°, NL 13.2° (min. 5.6°)

Precipitation: 753 mm

‘Palenque’

Common name for an artisanal mezcal facility in Oaxaca. This one has a splendid location with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

Yearly production under ~ 12,000 L

 

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Agave roasting pit

MILLING

Crushed by stone ‘tahona’

FERMENTATION

Natural. Oak wood vats

DISTILLATION

Copper alembic still

Maguey 'Espadín'

Agave Angustifolia

The agave species with the largest distribution of all, it is also extensively cultivated for mezcal in Oaxaca.

Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 10 kgs of Agave, ~ 6 to 8 years life cycle / maturity.

 

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