A citrusy and minty single village mezcal from Chichicapa, sourced by Del Maguey.
Chichicapa has a medium nose and a complex taste with lots of citrus and a long, smooth finish with overtones of mint.
Village: San Balthazar Chichicapa
Palenquero: Faustino Garcia Vasquez, Maximino Garcia Chávez
Region: Valles Centrales
Agave Species: A. angustifolia haw
Age of Maguey: 7-8 years
Elevation: 1540 meters (5052 feet)
Roast Duration: 4-5 days
Type of Wood: Sabino, Encino, Ocote, Eucalyptus, Huamuchil
Milling: Molino, Horse
Size of Tinas: 1700 L
Fermentation Duration: 6-8 days
Water Source: Well
Still Type: Copper
Still Size: 350 L
ABV of Mezcal: 48%
The pueblo elevation is 5052 ft. (1540 meters) in a broad valley with a desert and tropical micro-climate.
- Del Maguey