La Venenosa Raicilla 'Los Gigantes' Americana, Sierra Occidental de Jalisco (87 proof)

La Venenosa Raicilla 'Los Gigantes' Americana, Sierra Occidental de Jalisco (87 proof)

Item Number: 14663

UPC: None

Country: Mexico
Region: Jalisco
Sub Region: Jalisco
Appellation/AVA: Sierra Occidental de Jalisco
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): Americana Agave
Type: Spirits - Raicilla
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 6
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 43.5
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Red, rich iron
Elevation: 1,500 meters

This raicilla is produced from 4 gigantic agave piñas that were between 7.5 feet and 13 feet tall. While only 14 or 15 years of age, these piñas clocked in at around 1940-2300 pounds. View photo here.


Raicillero (Distiller): Don Ruben Peña & Don Manuel Salcedo
Agave Source: Mascota, Jalisco 
Agave:  Americana; 15 years old
Cooking Method:  Adobe oven fueled by black oak
Fermentation:  Oak vats
Distillation:  Single
Still Style:  Stainless steel Alembic (Arabic–Filipino hybrid)
Aging: Joven