El Jolgorio Cuixe Mezcal, 750ML
El Jolgorio Cuixe is made with the rare and wild agave Cuishe. Like its relatives agave Madrecuishe and Barril, this agave grows in a cylindrical, stalk-shaped piña, with leaves spreading at the top. It is often slightly smaller than Madrecuixe, but more dense. This Mezcal has an earthy scent, like wet clay. The taste is spicy with sublte hints of smooth smoke.
MEZCALERO: Leoncio Santiago
DISTILLATION: Gregorio Hernandez, Ignacio Parada
VILLAGE: Santa Maria Zoquitlan, Santiago Matatlan
ALCOHOL: 47% ABV
OVEN: Volcanic Rock Conic Earth Pit Oven
FERMENTATION: Pine Vats
About This Producer:
Traditional, artisanal Mezcal forms an important part of rituals, ceremonies and festivities - known as "Jolgorios" - in villages in Oaxaca, México. El Jolgorio Mezcals are made exclusively from different species and varieties of wild and semi-wild harvested agave by Maestro Mezcaleros in local villages in Oaxaca, and are twice distilled in copper pot stills. On every bottle is inscribed the species of agave, the age at harvest, the village of production, the name of the Maestro Mezcalero, and the batch and lot number so as to truly connect the drinker with the land, people, and plants at the heart and soul of our Mezcal. Each lot may have different information. Check your bottle for details.
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