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Dona Natalia Joven Mezcal (750ml)

Oaxaca, MEXICO
$250. 00
$3000.00 Dozen
ABV: 40%
One of the most unique agave spirits ever produced in Mexico. The distillery is owned and run by women and the workers are paid more than their male counterparts in the region - a cause of minor controversy. Produced from hand harvested, wild 'Durangesis Agave' grown in ancient volcanic soils, the Pina's are cooked with a gentle hint of mesquite wood smoke, fermented in red oak vats, double distilled and aged in white oak barrels. Beautifully presented and gift boxed.

Tasting note: Crystal clear. Elegant yet fresh with aromas of salted limes alongside deeper, resiny, sappy, woodsy notes – beeswax, green peppercorns, feijoa, dill pickle, brine – 2-3 minutes finds split pine, rose-wax… Entry is light bodied, velvet soft. Mid palate finds balanced astringency with white pepper and smokey agave. Cool mint and an almost ethereal lightness to the finish. 40% Alc./Vol.