Del Maguey Barril Mezcal
Del Maguey // Oaxaca, Mexico
Crafted by the master palenquero Florencio “Don Lencho” Laureano Carlos Sarmiento, in the village of Santa Catarina Minas, Del Maguey Barril Mezcal is distilled from 100% maguey barril. The jimadors must wait 15 to 20 years before they can begin to harvest barril agave. Once harvested, the piñas are earth-roasted for 4 to 5 days then hand-milled to press its juices. It is naturally fermented in wooden vats for 15 to 25 days and distilled twice in an "ancient style clay still with bamboo tubing." It is bottled at 49% 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.