Mezcales de Leyenda Reserva de la Biosfera Tehuacan

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Mezcales de Leyenda Reserva de la Biosfera Tehuacan Mezcal, 750ML

Mezcales de Leyenda Reserva de la Biosfera Tehuacan is part of the 2017 Limited Releases from Mezcales de Leyenda. This delicious mezcal is a joint collaboration of 3 generations coming together: Don Bernardo, grandfather and first generation mezcalero, his son Don José and son Aquilino, who have the fortune of being able to work together. Made with agave Marmorata and Macrocantha, this mezcal has aromas of sweet cooked agave, sea water salinity; Flavors: mineral saline notes, slight peaty notes with a very long finish. A significant part of the proceeds from ‘Reservas de la Biosfera’ go to the conservation of regional cactaceae in collaboration with local groups. Only 555 bottles produced. 

Technical Specifications:

NOM: 
MEZCALERO: Don Anastacio
AGAVE: Marmorata and Macrocantha
DISTILLATION: In a copper alembic still with serpentine
STYLE: Joven
REGION: Puebla
VILLAGE: Tehuacán
ALCOHOL: 47% ABV 
OVEN: Roasted in a conical lava rock pit for 4 days
FERMENTATION: Wooden oak tanks with all natural airborne yeasts for 8 – 10 days
MILLING: Crushing by hand with a club in a wooden canoe made of a fig trees

ABOUT THIS PRODUCER:

Mezcal de Leyenda believes they can improve some of the most marginalized communities in Mexico. They implement the best fair trade practices where they work, and they have many efforts in agave sustainability. Their mezcals come from the different mezcal-producing states. They also have some special edition, small-batch mezcals. 

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