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Erstwhile MezcalArroqueño
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
Distilled by Juan Hernández Méndez; fermented naturally in open-top wood vats and distilled in a copper alembic still. Perfumed, with notes of exotic spice and burnt orange on the nose; lovely notes of green plantain and citrus on the palate. This is the most aromatic of the 7 distillations from...
Sustainable
DB1002-NV
Noble CoyoteCapón Espadin
from Oaxaca, Mexico
Noble Coyote Capon Espadín is the masterpiece of Maestro Mezcalero Eleazar Brena and is sustainably produced in the village of San Luis Amatlán. Produced using meticulously selected mother maguey that are mature and flowering as indicated by the growth of a “quiote” or flowering stalk.A large...
Sustainable
DB0071-NV
Noble CoyoteCoyote
from Oaxaca, Mexico
This unique mezcal is made with a variety (karwinskii latrans) that the people in the village of San Luis Amatlán call “Coyote”; it is endemic to the Amatlánes region of Oaxaca, where it is frequently used as a border plant along property boundaries. (As a result, this Coyote agave is considered to...
Sustainable
DB0072-NV
Viejo IndecenteEnsamble Mezcal
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
100% agave of two varieties: Madrecuishe (40%) and Espadin (60%). Madrecuishe is a special type of agave in that it takes much longer to mature (14 years!) compared with Espadin. It is smaller and lower-yielding than Espadin, and is prized for its silky mouthfeel. Both agave varieties are naturally...
Sustainable
DB2085-NV
Erstwhile MezcalEspadín
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
Distilled by Silverio Garcia Luis in his palenque in the town of Rancho Blanco Güilá in Oaxaca.The roasted agaves are fermented naturally in open-top wood vats; distilled in a copper alembic still. This is their “workhorse Espadín”, great for mixing cocktails, but no less stellar if savored neat on...
Sustainable
DB1000-NV
Noble CoyoteEspadín
Agave from Oaxaca, Mexico
The Espadín agaves for this bottling are cultivated in and around the village of San Luis Amatlán. Espadín is the most common agave used to make mezcal; it matures the quickest and has the highest yield of agaves used for mezcal production (10 kg of agave yields 1 liter of mezcal). The agaves are...
Sustainable
DB0070-NV
Viejo IndecenteEspadín Mezcal
Espadín from Oaxaca, Mexico
100% agave— specifically, 100% Espadín, or agave angustofilia— naturally harvested in a single vintage after an eight-year growing term. The year and lot number can be found on the back label of each bottle. All grown on the Lucas family farm and distilled on-site. This is a single-village Mezcal (...
Sustainable
DB2084-NV
Erstwhile MezcalHenequén-Limited Edition
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
This rare distillation, made from cultivated Henequén piñas, is a small-batch limited edition of only 397 liters. Master mezcalero Juan Hernández Méndez originally made this distillation for his own personal collection;Yuan and Kevin jumped at the opportunity to bring this to the US.This is the...
Sustainable
DB1006-NV
Viejo IndecenteMezcal Tepeztate
from Oaxaca, Mexico
Sustainable
DB2086-NV
Erstwhile MezcalTepeztate-Tobalá Ensamble
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
Distilled by Juan Hernández Méndez; fermented naturally in open-top wood vats and distilled in a copper alembic still. A blend of 50% Tepeztate and 50% Tobalá. This Ensamble is the Erstwhile Tobalá’s bolder, sassier and slightly funky tomboy cousin.  Tepeztate is front-and-center here, tempered by...
Sustainable
DB1005-NV
Erstwhile MezcalTobalá
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
Distilled by Juan Hernández Méndez; fermented naturally in open-top wood vats and distilled in a copper alembic still. Banana, cooked maguey and adobo on the nose. Quince and subtly floral on the tongue, with the lingering lovely round sweetness of caramel. The slightest hint of spiciness and hot...
Sustainable
DB1004-NV