Del Maguey San Luis Del Rio Azul Mezcal
Del Maguey // Valles Centrales de Oaxaca, Mexico
Del Maguey is a collection of twelve villages in Oaxaca who use the ancient practices of the Zapotec peoples to produce their vino de mezcal. The common word for agave in Oaxaca is “maguey.” Del Maguey Azul is made from 100% blue agave harvested 7 years after planting. The agave is earth-roasted over hot stones in a conical pit for 3 to 8 days. Crushed using a horse-powered stone mill, it is then naturally fermented in wooden vats for 14 to 30 days and twice distilled in a 350L copper still. It is bottled at 47% ABV.
Mezcal JovenA 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. This is unaged or aged in stainless steel or plastic containers before bottling.