ORIGIN

Our story begins in the remote mountain regions of Oaxaca, Mexico, hidden in a small family Palenque, overlooking the vast desert vistas and agave green accents of the Oaxacan countryside.

Shrouded in tradition, Mestiza Negra tells the story of four hundred years, each bottle a celebration of our loved ones, the land that sustains us, and the world that we nurture.

From expertly roasting agaves beneath the Oaxacan sun, to carefully fermenting and distilling the purest mezcal, the journey from soil to bottle is our family photo album.

We present Mezcal Mestiza Negra

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ESPADÍN

Place of Production: Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca, Mexico
Type of Production: Artesanal (Artisanal)
Agave Variety: 100% Espadín (A. angustifolia)
Agave Age: 8-10 years
Agave Cut: Coa and machete
Oven Type: Conical river stone, covered with natural tarp and earth
Roasting Wood: Encino/Live Oak
Grinding: Horse-drawn tahona mill
Fermentation: Wild open-air fermentation in tubs of Pine and Encino/Live Oak wood
Distillation: Double distillation in copper still and coil
Maestra Mezcalera/Master Distiller: Juana Escobar Bautista
Alcohol Volume: 45%
Finish: Joven

An approachable, compelling mezcal with a sweet floral nose and nice light finish. Peppery hints of allspice, reminiscent of hot apple cider and pleasant minerality owing to the rocky terroir of Santiago Matatlán. Mestiza Negra goes down nice and smooth, making our mezcal one the most balanced in the world.

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