Banhez Tepeztate is produced by Apolonio Patricio Lopez in San Agustín Amatengo, Ejutla, Oaxaca. It has a green pepper vegetal nose with notes of green apple fruitiness and citrus zest.
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|Mezcalero:||Apolonio Patricio Lopez|
|Town:||San Agustín Amatengo|
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About this mezcal
Banhez Tepeztate is made using 100% agave Tepeztate which can take up to 25 years to mature. It is produced by Apolonio Patricio Lopez in San Agustín Amatengo, Ejutla, Oaxaca. It takes 5-6 days to naturally ferment before being distilled in copper pots. This agave Tepeztate mezcal has a green pepper vegetal nose with notes of green apple fruitiness and citrus zest.
Banhez Mezcal is a co-operative comprised of 35+ families in the tiny village of San Miguel Ejutla in the central valley of Oaxaca. The Banhez Mezcal co-op is committed to sustainable, fair trade mezcal production the same way it’s been done by their ancestors for nearly two centuries. The Banhez Ensamble is made by the collective and the brand also has single agave varietals produced by a single mezcalero from the co-op.