Los Amantes Anejo Mezcal, 750ML
Los Amantes Anejo is aged for eighteen months in French oak and American oak barrels, which are slightly toasted. This mezcal has a great body and smooth woody aromas. Tasting notes include vanilla, coffee, honey, and prunes.
MEZCALERO: Eric Hernandez
DISTILLATION: Double distilled in Copper
ALCOHOL: 40% ABV
OVEN: Conic Earth Pit Oven
FERMENTATION: Pine Vats
About This Producer:
The name "Los Amantes" is inspired by the Aztec legend of the goddess Mayahuel who disobeyed her grandmother and gave herself to Quetzalcoatl for love. She paid with her life. After her remains where buried and watered with the tears of Quetzalcoatl, the maguey plant grew, which of course was then used to make mezcal. Los Amantes mezcal is distilled by hand and made 100% of agave Espadin in Tlacolula, Oaxaca. The agave is baked in traditional hornos, milled by tahona, and distilled in copper stills. Los Amantes distillery holds NOM-O01X, meaning that it was the first internationally certified mezcal distillery.
By Mezcal Reviews