El Jolgorio Tepeztate Mezcal
El Jolgorio // Oaxaca, Mexico
El Jolgorio Tepeztate Mezcal is distilled from 100% agave tepeztate which grow semi-wild in Miahuatian, Oaxaxa. The agave are harvested after 25 years and pit roasted in the traditional manner. The roasted "piñas" or hearts of the agave plants are crushed using a mule-drawn tahona before the juices are open fermented. This mezcal is double distilled and produced in Santa Maria Zoquitlan, Oaxaca by mezcalero Ignacio Parada. El Jolgorio Tepeztate is released in small batches due to sustainable practices towards conserving wild agave plants.
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.