Don Mateo Agave Cupreata Pechuga Mezcal

Don Mateo Agave Cupreata Pechuga Mezcal

Item # 34773 750mL
$99.99/ Single Bottle
$599.94/ Case of 6
ABV
45.00%
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Tasting Notes

Following up on the groundbreaking Cupreata mezcal from this historic fifth generation producer comes a very limited edition Pechuga. Beyond this being the first Pechuga release from the state of Michoacan, it is also based on the Cupreata agave as opposed to nearly all other Pechugas that are based in the much more common Espadin agave. Notes here include horchata, pine resin, vanilla, almond, wet earth, sugar cane, mineral salts and more. The spirit is supremely elegant on the palate.


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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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