Mezcales De Leyenda Durango Mezcal

$70.99

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Description

El Peloton de la Muerte is produced by Mezcales de Leyenda, a cooperative that represents artisanal mezcal producers from different regions in Mexico. The group was formed by a group of Mexican entrepreneurs, led by New York based chef Danny Mena.
The Espadin agave was cooked in stone pit covered with lava rocks, after which it fermented for four days in wood vats. It was then double distilled in copper stills. All the wild agave used to produce El Peloton de la Muerte are organically grown..
The label for El Peloton de la Muerte, which means Brigade of Death, depicts the flag used by insurgents during the Mexican Revolution.

Mezcales De Leyenda Durango Mezcal was made from wild Cenzio (Duranguensis) agave grown on rich volcanic soils. Agaves are cooked underground in a lava rock lined pit for 3 days using oak. Fermented 3 days in a wooden vat using natural yeasts.

It has different aromas combining herbs, peaches, toasted hazelnut and vanilla. On the palate, apples, cherries, anisette and smoke.

All of the Mezcales de Leyenda are certified organic.