Wahaka Espadin Manzanita, 750ML
Wahaka Espadin Manzanita is a limited release. This mezcal is a “pechuga” made with organic heirloom apples. Maestro Mezcalero Beto Morales uses herbs and fruits in his “pechugas” instead of meat. This heirloom apple blend is placed in the copper stills during the second distillation. The fruit’s characteristics stay strong in the nose with a slight acidity.
MEZCALERO: Alberto Morales Mendez
DISTILLATION: Double distilled in Copper
VILLAGE: San Dionisio Ocotepec
ALCOHOL: 45% ABV
OVEN: Conic Earth Pit Oven
FERMENTATION: Pine Vats
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER:
Wahaka Mezcal is the result of several childhood friends from Mexico City who turned their passion for Mexico’s oldest distilled spirit into a sustainably produced, community-focused, and internationally recognized brand. In 2010, these amigos set out to find Mexico’s finest mezcal. After months of intensely researching, travelling, and tasting their way through Oaxaca, they found kindred spirits in maestro mezcalero Alberto “Beto” Morales Mendez and his family, who, for five generations, have been perfecting the art of making mezcal in San Dionisio Ocotepec, a tiny village in the Central Valley of Oaxaca. Together they created Wahaka, and with it, a new model for mezcal brands, one that was as committed to making an award-winning product as it was supporting the community from which flourishes. Unlike any other spirit, mezcal is a product of its terroir—and you can taste the Spirit of Oaxaca in every drop of this artisanally crafted, small-batch elixir.
By Mezcal Reviews