Sotol La Higuera Texanum, Chihuahua (99.9 proof)

Sotol La Higuera Texanum, Chihuahua (99.9 proof)

Item Number: 16344

UPC: 0-613739981481

Country: Mexico
Region: Chihuahua
Sub Region: Chihuahua
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Dasylirion Texanum
Type: Spirits - Sotol
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 49.9

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: Texanum
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 Texanum Sotol has dried grass, mineral and light smoke notes on the nose. Sunflower seeds and caramel show on the palate. The body is medium to full, and it has a velvety finish.