Maguey Jabalí
A. convallis

‘Jabalí‘ Region

Area where maguey ‘Jabalí‘ ( A. convallis) grows in Mexico. Brown fading represents density of plants in an area.

‘Mezcal’ Denomination of origin

Area where a distillate produced with an agave can be legally labelled as mezcal.

Political Boundary

‘Jabalí‘ info

  • Less than 1% of all certified mezcal produced in 2019 was made with ‘jabalí’ (a. convallis). One of the most difficult agaves to convert into mezcal, it is rare and appreciated by those who have tasted it.
  • Extends over an area in Mexico roughly equivalent in size to Iceland.
  • 1 to 1.5 m height*
  • 10 to 13 years (Life expectancy / maturity)
  • June to August (Flowering season)
  • 1000-2000 meters above sea level