Grandes Leyendas

Mezcales de Leyenda presentes ‘Grandes Leyendas’, the first edition of our exclusive series, which purpose functions to recognize great master mezcaleros over the age of 70, as a living homage of their impressive work effort throughout their life.

 

In this occasion, we celebrate the beloved master Don Anastacio, who elaborate carefully and painstakingly slow this splendid ancestral mezcal, using wild agave cupreata from northern Guerrero.

 All of the special editions from Mezcales de Leyenda have a special social cause.  Through the edition ‘Grandes Leyendas’  we are donating a significant portion of our proceeds to Don Anastacio and his family 

Grandes Leyendas

Mezcal Artesanal Blanco
100% maguey papalote/Agave cupreata
Sierra Madre Occidental
Alc/Vol: 47%
Double distilled in copper
Special Edition 2016 “Great Legends”
Production 789 bottles

Aromas: mellow notes of mature tropical fruits, orange blossom and light smoke;
Flavors: rich unctuous palate, bittersweet chocolate, orange peel ”

 

AGAVE CUPREATA

Agave cupreata, grows wild in the low decidious forest in northern Guerrero

Click here to see how we maintain an honest and sustainable agave harvest.

Don Anastacio

Don Anastacio is an amazing master distiller who recently turned 72 years old, and who has over 60 years making mezcal.  He learned from his fathe Don Florencio, at the young age of 12, learning the time honored craft of handmade mezcal.

Fábrica

Water: Fresh stream water that flows next ot the distillery

Maceration: Crushing, by hand with a club in a wooden canoe made of a fig trees

Fermentation: small oak wooden vats

Distillation: copper metal pot with an oak hat

Reserves from the Biosphere

Reserves from the Biosphere

Mezcales Únicos

Mezcales Únicos

Cementerio Mezcalero

Cementerio Mezcalero

Projects

Projects