Mezcal Gracias a Dios Espadín Joven
Mezcal Gracias a Dios // Oaxaca, Mexico
Gracias a Dios prides itself in it sustainable practices, planting three agaves for every bottle produced. They use traditional methods of production, including wood-fired ovens and donkey-pulled tahonas. The organic espadín in the spirit is 8 years old at harvest and double-distilled. It is bottled without further aging.
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.
"Smoke and peppery spice tickle the nose as zesty grapefruit and lemon fold into the palate. Barbecue smoke and tropical fruit sweetness emerge, and baking spices start to wrap things together. A slight astringency dries things out with a bit of a tight finish. "