First generation mezcalero.
~ 15 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.
Prefers to work with ‘tobala’ but does a great ‘espadin’
Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco
100% Agave / A. Potatorum
48.7% Alc.Vol. / 750mL
Aroma: Honey, floral notes and light smoke.
Flavors: Complex palet with sweet undertones.
San Pedro Totolapam,
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
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
Agave roasting pit
Crushed by stone ‘tahona’
Oak wood vats
Traditional copper alembic
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.