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Mezcal Unión El Viejo

Tasting Notes:
A spice forward mezcal on the front of the mouth, quickly moving to roasted tropical fruits, tender young ginger, and green bell peppers.
ABV: 45%
Origin: Mexico
Awards: 2020 International Spirits Challenge | Gold
2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition | Double Gold 2019 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition | Double Gold

2019 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition | Best Mezcal

2019 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition | Best in Show, Unaged White Spirit

2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge | 94/100 points, Excellent-Highly Recommended, Great Value Award, Finalist

About The Brand

Centuries old distilling traditions of Oaxaca are honoured in the production of Los Vecinos Del Campo. After growing & maturing for 7- 20 years, the locally grown agave is harvested by hand. The agave hearts are then slow-roasted underground for 4-7 days to develop the sultry, smoky-sweet flavour profile. After roasting, the piñas are crushed using a stone molino, then naturally fermented in a wooden vat for 7-15 days- depending on time of year. This artisanal mezcal is then double distilled using copper pot stills. The end product is a sophisticated yet wild mezcal of the highest quality that taste of the generations of expertise behind them.

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