Maestro ‘Aarón’

Aarón Robles

First generation mezcalero.

~ 15 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.

Prefers to work with ‘tobala’ but does a great ‘espadin’

Maguey ‘Tobalá’

Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Potatorum

48.7% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Honey, floral notes and light smoke.

Flavors: Complex palet with sweet undertones.

San Pedro Totolapam,

OAXACA

Alongside a river that runs through the Sierra Madre del Sur, southwest Mexico.

16.67°N 96.31°W –  961 meters above sea level

Temp.: NH 33.1° (max. 40.4°), Avg 24.2°, NL 15.4° (min. 5.6°)

Precipitation: 540 mm

‘Palenque’

Common name for an artisanal mezcal facility in Oaxaca. Recently relocated his palenque to a beautiful hidden location only accessed by foot, an hour away from San Pedro.

Yearly production under ~ 6,000 L

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Agave roasting pit

MILLING

Crushed by stone ‘tahona’

FERMENTATION

Oak wood vats

DISTILLATION

Traditional copper alembic

Maguey 'Tobalá'

Agave potatorum

An increasingly difficult to find agave in the wild, yet abundant & sustainably managed by the community in this micro region.

Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 10/15 kgs of Agave, ~ 10 to 12 years life cycle / maturity.

 

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