Maestro ‘Che’

Juan José ‘Che’ Hernández

Second generation of mezcaleros.

25 years experience in mezcal production.

He follows the original recipe of his late father ‘Don Che’, producing a smooth yet pleasantly fragant mezcal.

Maguey ‘Verde’

Artisanal / Mezcal Blanco

100% Agave / A. Salmiana

42.1% Alc.Vol. / 750mL

Limited production

Aromas: Herbal, bell pepper and chile jalapeño.

Flavors: Slightly sweet, strong mineral notes, gently smoked.

Hacienda Santa Isabel

SAN LUIS POTOSI

XIX C. Hacienda located in the Altiplano Potosino, northwest Mexico.

23.3°N  100.76°W  –  1630 meters above sea level

Temp.: NH 27.8° (max. 36.1°), Avg 18.9°, NL 9.9° (min. 1.7°)

Precipitation: 527 mm

‘Hacienda’

Mezcal production in San Luis Potosí is unique in Mexico, because it is done predominantly in ‘Haciendas’, using semi industrial methods dating to 18th & 19th centuries.

Yearly production under ~ 30,000 L

PRODUCTION PROCESS

COOKING

Steam-heated steel oven

MILLING

Juice extracting old crusher

FERMENTATION

Ground level cement tanks

DISTILLATION

Custom designed copper still

Maguey 'Verde'

Agave salmiana

One of the few agaves that resist the harsh conditions of the Mexican high plateau, it is normally harvested from ample wild populations.

Yields ~ 1L of mezcal per 30 kgs of Agave, ~ 12 to 16 years life cycle / maturity

 

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