Maestro ‘Don Francisco’
~ 40 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.
Also produces amazing mezcals from ‘cuishe’ & ‘coyote’
Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco
100% Agave / A. Rhodacantha
47.9% Alc.Vol. / 750mL
Aroma: Fresh herbs like epazote and rue.
Flavors: Lightly spiced, rich mouthfeel.
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
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
Agave roasting pit
Crushed by ‘tahona’ stone
Oak wood vats
Traditional copper alembic
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.