Mezcal Gracias a Dios Tepextate
Mezcal Gracias a Dios // Oaxaca, Mexico
Tepextate is a wild maguey species cultivated for its spicy, herbal characteristics. Gracias a Dios is a mezcal made with traditional methods passed on through four generations, now led by mezcalero Oscar Hernández Santiago. The spirit is double-distilled and bottled without further barrel 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.
"For those seeking a lighter take on mezcal, this is a good one to reach for. Lightweight and refreshing, the herbal notes cleanse and awaken the palate with peppery spice, spearmint, wheatgrass and mace with a waft of sweet smoke. Grapefruit, tangerine, lime and lemon provide the fruit backdrop, while a zing of chili pepper gives it some heat in the finish. "