Sotol La Higuera Cedrosanum, Chihuahua (96 proof)

Sotol La Higuera Cedrosanum, Chihuahua (96 proof)

Item Number: 11277

UPC: 0-799599687654

Country: Mexico
Region: Chihuahua
Sub Region: Chihuahua
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Dasylirion Cedrosanum
Type: Spirits - Sotol
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 48

About Sotol: Sotol is a distilled spirit made from a plant that was once thought to be an agave; in those days it was referred to as a mezcal. Sotol is made from the Dasylirion plant a.k.a Desert Spoon. There are 16 varieties of Dasylirion. The plant is found throughout Mexico, but the Denomination of Origin dictates that to be labeled a sotol it must come from 1 of 3 regions: Chihuahua, Coahuila and Durango.

Dasylirion: Cedrosanum
Dasylirion Source: Aldama, Chihuahua
Sotolero: Gerardo Ruelas
Cooking Method:  Earthen pit fueled by black oak
Crushing Method: Milled by hand with axes
Fermentation:  Wild yeast in 800L oak vats
Distillation: Double distilled
Still Style: Copper alembic stills 
Aging:  Joven

Tasting Notes: The La Higuera Cedrosanum Sotol has mineral and caramel notes on the nose. Smoked grass and cedar show on the palate. The finish is dry, and the texture has a near perfect balance.