Bozal 'Tobasiche' Single Maguey Mezcal, Oaxaca, Mexico (750ml)
Producer Notes ~ "Tobasiche is a subspecies of the Karwinskii Family of agave. It is a wild agave that needs twelve to thirteen years to fully mature. This agave is typically characterized by its herbaceous and cedar-like aromatics with an earthy finish.100% Agave Karwinskii. Pueblo: Río de ejutla, Oaxaca. Production: Artesanal Method, copper pot still.
On the steep precarious hillsides of Oaxaca, Guerrero and Durango varieties of agave, indigenous to the region, grow wild and are heavily sought after by the local mezcaleros. These varietals produce flavors that are exotically intense, with rich earth tones and savory smokiness. From the heart of the maguey these flavors are traditionally extracted to produce mezcal that is w i l d l y r e f i n e d. Because we at bozal believe that something wild produces a far richer spirit."