OAX Original Arroqueño


Description

This mezcal has a semi-silver tonality, with subtle wooden and cooked agave aromas. A buttery palatability with hints of sweet coffee, Arroqueño has a thick body and a coffee and almonds aftertaste.


Profile

100% Agave (A. americana) from Sierra de Oaxaca, Mexico. Picked up at the agave’s premium and brought to distillation at the maturity point. The plants are between 14 and 18 years old.


Maguey
Arroqueño (A. americana)
Class / ABV
Joven / 44% (88 proof)
Maestro Mezcalero
Enrique Hernández Zenea
Origin / Altitude
Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, MX / 1,670 m (5,480 ft)
Oven
Earthen oven, fired with Tepehuaje, Mesquite and Oak
Grind / Distillation
Horse drawn Tahona / Double-distilled in copper mill