The Espadín agave, known as the genetic Mother of the
Blue Weber Agave, is used to produce tequila, and is also the predominant agave used in mezcal production. Unique in itself, the characteristics of this agave showcase the aromas of wet earth, a rich smokiness on the mid-palate, and a finish reminiscent of wild flowers.
This thick-foliaged, wild agave, often used as fencing to
divide land in Oaxaca, intensifies the complexity of this
mezcal. As citrus and floral notes arise, hints of green
peppers compliment the nose. The palate is a delightful
balance of citrus and creamy banana.
The Mexicano agave thrives in the moist environment of
lower elevations. This wild agave can grow quite large and is usually harvested when close to ten years of age. The concentration of sugar in the fully mature agave produces an extremely powerful mezcal. The palate is distinctively herbaceous and earthy with a long lasting finish in the mouth.
A slightly smoky, yet herbaceous undertone rests on the
center of the palate, while citrus and floral notes from the Barril are introduced and strengthened by the warm viscose finish of the Mexicano. This is a light and easy sipping mezcal, which will delight and surprise you with its complex lingering finish.
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