OAX Original Tobalá


Description

Tobalá has a clear tone and an explosive and complex flavor. There are sweet floral and herbal hints in its silky-textured body, leaving a taste of almond after drinking it. It is ideal as an aperitif, or as a digestif after eating foods of high caloric content.


Profile

100% Agave (A. potatorum) from San Luis del Rio, Oaxaca, Mexico. Picked up at the agave’s premium and brought to distillation at the maturity point. The plants are ~12 years old.


Maguey
Tobalá (A. potatorum)
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