Prolijo Mezcal Tepeztate, Oaxaca (96 proof)

Prolijo Mezcal Tepeztate, Oaxaca (96 proof)

Item Number: 16012

UPC: None

Country: Mexico
Region: Oaxaca
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Wild Agave Tepeztate
Type: Spirits - Mezcal
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 6
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 48

Mezcalero: Israel Raymundo Antonio
Agave: Wild Tepeztate (also known as Marmorata); 25-35 years old
Cooking Method: Underground stone pit oven fueled with encino wood
Crushing Method: Traditional tahona pulled my a mule
Fermentation: Open-air pine wood vats
Distillation: Double distilled
Still Style: Copper alembic

Tasting Notes: Tepeztate grows in places with extreme conditions. This translates to finer sugars, which produces sweet flavors as well as a mild spicy and earthy taste.