Rey Campero Cuishe Mezcal
Rey Campero // Oaxaca, Mexico
Rey Campero is produced in the community of Candelaria Yegolé, Oaxaca by mezcalero Rómulo Sánchez Parada, who is committed to agave conservation with sustainable practices. The cuishe is matured 8-10 years before harvest for this mezcal and roasted for 4-5 days. It then rests for 5 days before being milled by mule-pulled tahona and is fermented in open air with wild yeast. It is then double-distilled in copper pot stills.
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.
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