Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila

Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila

Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila

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Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila stands as a distinguished expression of artisanal craftsmanship, rooted in the traditions of Oaxaca, Mexico. Distilled from 100% organic espadin agave, this mezcal captures the essence of the region's terroir, delivering a rich and authentic experience for aficionados and newcomers alike.

The smoky allure of Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila is unmistakable from the moment it touches the glass. Aromas of roasted agave and a hint of earthiness transport you to the ancestral palenques where the agave is harvested and meticulously prepared.

On the palate, Vida Mezcal unfolds with layers of complexity. The initial smokiness is balanced by subtle sweetness, revealing the careful hand of the mezcalero in the production process. The robust flavors of cooked agave dance on the tongue, leaving a lasting impression of authenticity and tradition.

Versatility is a hallmark of Vida Mezcal, making it an excellent choice for sipping neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation for inventive cocktails. Whether enjoyed in a traditional mezcal ritual or mixed into contemporary concoctions, Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila offers a unique and rewarding drinking experience.

Elevate your mezcal journey with Del Maguey Vida – a testament to the dedication of the mezcaleros, the spirit of Oaxaca, and the celebration of the agave plant's remarkable journey from field to bottle.

 

Appearance:
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal Tequila presents itself with a crystal-clear brilliance, hinting at the purity and craftsmanship within. The liquid shimmers in the glass, inviting exploration.

Aroma:
Upon nosing, a captivating blend of smoky intensity and earthy sweetness emerges. Roasted agave takes center stage, offering a rich, almost mesquite-like aroma that transports you to the heart of Oaxaca's palenques.

Palate:
The first sip reveals a harmonious marriage of smoky and sweet notes. Vida Mezcal unfolds with layers of complexity as the robust flavors of cooked agave intermingle with subtle hints of caramel and tropical fruit. The mouthfeel is smooth and velvety, delivering a well-balanced and satisfying experience.

Finish:
The finish is lingering and memorable, leaving behind a subtle smokiness that evokes the essence of the traditional mezcal production process. The warmth on the palate invites contemplation, making it a mezcal to be savored.

Del Maguey Vida Mezcal is an artisinal, single village agave Spirit, from the village of San Luis Del Rio in Oaxaca. This Mezcal is distilled from Espadin, an Angustofolia Haw agave species that is roasted for 3-8 days using Mezquite, Quebrachi, Huamuchil wood.The top-selling mezcal in the USA, Del Maguey was founded in 1995 with the aim of introducing the world to artisanal mezcal produced the traditional way. Each of Del Maguey's single-village mezcals is made by individual family producers in remote villages in Oaxaca and Pueblo using 400-year-old Zapotec methods.
Mezcal distillation is a traditional and artisanal process. Most producers use clay or wood stills heated by direct fire, often with materials from the surrounding environment. These stills are much smaller than modern ones, making batches unique and limited.Pernod Ricard acquired a majority stake in Del Maguey for an undisclosed amount this summer. The French conglomerate also owns Altos and Avión tequilas.

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