Maestro ‘Tucho’

Cosme Hernández

Fifth generation of mezcaleros.

~ 20 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.

Also does a stunning mezcal made from a local variety of agave americana

Maguey ‘Jabalí’

Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Convallis

50.1% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Spices and dried chiles.

Flavors: Meaty, notes of overripe fruits. 

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. Tucho’s palenque is conveniently located nearby a natural spring, overlooking a pretty mountain range.  

Yearly production under ~ 10,000 L

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Agave roasting pit

MILLING

Crushed by ‘tahona’ stone

FERMENTATION

Oak wood vats

DISTILLATION

Traditional copper alembic

Maguey 'Jabalí'

Agave convallis

Another endemic variety of agave from Oaxaca. Sparsely distributed. Mostly found in the wild. 

Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 30 kgs of Agave, ~ 10 to 14 years life cycle / maturity.

 

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