Agave de Cortés Extra Añejo Mezcal
Mezcal Extra Añejo
Agave de Cortés // Oaxaca, Mexico
The piñas of 100% estate-grown agave espadín are roasted in a pit then crushed with a tahona wheel. It naturally ferments in a pine barrel, before it is double distilled in a copper still and matured for over 40 months in American white oak barrels. This Agave de Cortés Extra Añejo Mezcal is bottled at 43% ABV.
Mezcal Extra AñejoA spirit distilled from one or more different varieties of agave. Can only be produced in designated areas within 8 different Mexican states. Must be bottled in México. Extra Añejo isn't a legally defined category, but in practice, refers to mezcal that is aged in excess of 3 years in wood.
Cask TypeAmerican white oak