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Agave de Cortes Joven Mezcal

Item # 34715 750mL
$34.96/ Single Bottle
$419.52/ Case of 12
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ABV
43.00%
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Tasting Notes

At the epicenter of the mezcal world in the village of Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca, the Cortes family have been producing traditional mezcales for over 5 generations across 180 years. This gorgeous 100% Espadin bottling is easily one of the best buys in the category. Well rounded and accessible notes include fragrant wood smoke, fresh herbs, sweet limes, tropical fruits and white pepper.


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Agave

Also called “maguey,” agave refers to a family of succulents that are not, surprisingly, related to any cactus. The plants grow in the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America. Agave has a sweet, mild flavor when cooked. There are more than 300 agave species; an agave plant takes eight to twelve years to mature. The juice of the blue agave, cultivated primarily in the state of...

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