Maestro ‘Gil’

Gilberto Roldán Quezada

Fourth generation mezcalero.

~ 20 years of experience in artisanal mezcal production.

Also produces great mezcals of local agave varieties ‘masparillo’ & ‘cenizo’

Maguey ‘Verde’

Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Scabra

48.2% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Dried herbs like alfalfa and hay.

Flavors: Well balanced, rich minerality.

Nombre de Dios,

DURANGO

Located in the semidesertic Altiplano duranguense, northwest Mexico.

23.85°N 104.25°W –  1731 meters above sea level

Temp.: NH 25.8° (max. 37.5°), Avg 16.3°, NL 6.7° (min. -2.4°)

Precipitation: 450 mm

‘Vinata’

Common name for an artisanal facility producing both mezcal & sotol in northern México. 

Yearly production under ~ 10,000 L

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Agave roasting pit

MILLING

Mechanical grinder

FERMENTATION

Oak wood vats

DISTILLATION

Mix alembic (Copper + Wood)

Maguey 'Verde'

Agave scabra

One of the most widely distributed agaves in Mexico, yet seldom used in mezcal production, due to its low yield & difficulties in handling.   

Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 25 kgs of Agave, ~ 10 to 12 years life cycle / maturity.

 

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