La Venenosa Tutsi 'Etnica' Maguey Masparillo (86 proof)

La Venenosa Tutsi 'Etnica' Maguey Masparillo (86 proof)

Item Number: 11293

UPC: 0-799599687685

Country: Mexico
Region: Jalisco
Sub Region: Jalisco
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Wild Masparillo Agave
Type: Spirits - Raicilla
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 3
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 43
Viticulture: Practicing Organic

Etnica is an extension of La Venenosa that serves as a platform to bring agave spirits from indigenous ethnic groups to market. In this case, tutsi is the agave spirit from the Huichol people in northwest Jalisco. Tutsi was lost for a good 25 years, and there is currently only one practicing producer.

Agave Source: Tatei Kie, Jalisco
Agave Sugar: Masparillo
Cooking Method: Underground oven fired by wood
Crushing Method: Milled by hand with mallets
Fermentation: Native yeast fermentation in rock pits
Distillation: Single distilled
Still Style: Huichol style still (single pot with condenser directly on the bamboo pipe leading out the tutsi)
Tasting Notes: The Tutsi 'Etnica' is complex, with woodsy notes intertwined alongside citrus and mineral.