Mezcal El Jolgorio Madrecuishe (2018 Vintage)
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Village: Santiago Matatlán
State: Oaxaca, Mexico
ABV: 47% - 50% (vintage dependant)
Master Distiller: Gregorio Martínez Jarquín
Distillery Name (Palenque): De Cortés
Each batch/vintage of El Jolgorio expression may very slightly in the above information. Please contact us if you have any enquiries about a specific harvest.
In Zapotec (pre-hispanic culture from central Mexico) "Jolgorios" are moments of joy, celebration and rememberance. El Jolgrio Mezcal has created a range of artisinal Mezcales which reflect Mexican culture and tradition. This El Jolgorio expression is made with 100% wild-harvest, Agave Madrecuixe; a member of the karwinksii agave family. This Agaves Piña (heart) is elongated and stalk-shaped with dense sugar content and very little water which creates a Mezcal of great complexity with a palette of high minerality. The agave used for this production is harvested at 12 years but can take up to 14 to reach full maturity.