Maestro ‘Don Francisco’

Francisco García León

Fourth generation of mezcaleros.

~ 40 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.

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

Maguey ‘Mexicano’

Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Rhodacantha

47.9% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Fresh herbs like epazote and rue.

Flavors: Lightly spiced, rich mouthfeel. 

Miahuatlán,

OAXACA

Sierra Madre del Sur, southwest Mexico.

16.33°N 96.6°W –  1554 meters above sea level

Temp.: NH 27.3° (max. 35.3°), Avg 19.6°, NL 11.8° (min. 4.3°)

Precipitation: 583 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 ~ 8,000 L

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Agave roasting pit

MILLING

Crushed by ‘tahona’ stone

FERMENTATION

Oak wood vats

DESTILATION

Traditional copper alembic

Maguey 'Mexicano'

Agave rhodacantha

A large and beautiful agave, which is endemic to Mexico, it extends from Sonora to Oaxaca.

Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 20/25 kgs of Agave, ~ 10 to 14 years life cycle / maturity.

 

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