Rey Campero Espadin Mezcal 700ml, 48.4% ABV
On average, the espadin maguey boasts dimensions of approximately 1.5 meters in width and 1 meter in height. It holds a prominent position in Oaxaca as the most commonly cultivated maguey species for mezcal production. With its wide distribution across Mexico, it demonstrates remarkable morphological adaptability, leading to the identification and description of over 20 distinct species. The maturation period of this versatile maguey ranges from 7 to 10 years, patiently awaiting the moment when its true potential can be unleashed in the creation of exceptional mezcal.
Mezcal's popularity continues to soar, with each bottle carrying the captivating stories that travel from the producers to the eager consumer. In the communities of Oaxaca, Mexico, the art of mezcal production is a treasured family tradition passed down through generations. Within these mezcal-making families, every member possesses a deep understanding of the entire process and undertakes various tasks. They nurture and harvest agave plants, perform meticulous preparatory work and distillation, and handle the packaging and marketing of this precious spirit.
This family and community work model represents an invaluable heritage deeply ingrained in Candelaria Yegolé, a small town nestled in the southeastern part of the Tlacolula Valley, at the foothills of the Sierra Sur de Oaxaca. The combination of unwavering dedication and profound reverence for the land has fostered the expertise of four generations of mezcal masters from Casa Sánchez. Today, they proudly share their wisdom with the world, offering exceptional mezcals through their Rey Campero releases, which encompass a wide array of agave varieties. Each bottle eloquently sings a unique melody, capturing the rich traditions and craftsmanship of the region.
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