Del Maguey San Luis del Rio Mezcal
Del Maguey // Oaxaca, Mexico
This is a 100% espadín agave mezcal produced in Oaxaca in the village of San Luis del Rio. The palenquero, Paciano Cruz Nolasco, oversees the production along with his son Marcus and they utilize traditional production with open-vat fermentation, adding the fibers along with the fermented juice (agaumiel) to the copper pot-still. This mezcal is unaged and bottled at 94 proof.
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.
"The aroma is full of citrus fruits, sweet agave, and an earthy smoke. A touch of clay comes on the palate and this 100% espadín agave mezcal is soft and creamy with much of the same aromas found on the aroma. "