El Jolgorio Mezcal Pechuga 750ml

El Jolgorio Mezcal Pechuga 750ml

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Traditional, artisanal mezcal forms an important part of rituals, ceremonies and festivities - known as "Jolgorios" - in villages in Oaxaca, México.  El Jolgorio Mezcal Pechuga is produced from 100%...
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Traditional, artisanal mezcal forms an important part of rituals, ceremonies and festivities - known as "Jolgorios" - in villages in Oaxaca, México. 

El Jolgorio Mezcal Pechuga is produced from 100% semi-wild Agave Espadín (Agave angustifolia). 

El Jolgorio Pechuga is made using two distillations. On the second distillation, the mezcalero adds locally harvested fruit and spices, such as pineapple, orange, plantains, anise, to name a few. Also on the second distillation, the mezcalero hangs a raw guajolote - a creole turkey rooster of the region - on the inside of the pot still. 

Unlike the other mezcal expressions in the El Jolgorio range, Pechuga is not named for the species/variety of agave it is made from, but rather is a celebratory style of Espadín mezcal. It is made only for special occasions including, for example, patron saint days and weddings.  It is important to note that, due to its purpose of celebrating important events, Pechuga is always intended to be shared among friends. 

 

This Special Edition El Jolgorio Mezcal Pechuga is produced from 100% semi-wild Agave Espadín (Agave angustifolia) harvested at 10 years of age , in honor of the Day of the Virgen de los Remedios, in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca.

Produced in Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca, by mezcaleros Valentín Cortes and Gregorio Martinez Jarquin.

 

47.5% ABV

28.1 standard drinks

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