Banhez Tobala is produced by Gonzalo Hernandez Bigotes and Luis Pacheco in La Compañia, Oaxaca using maguey Tobala (agave Potatorum).
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|Mezcalero:||Don Gonzalo Hernandez, Luis Pacheco|
|Age of plant:||Up to 30 years|
|Website:||https://www.banhezmezcal.com/, opens in new window|
About this mezcal
Banhez Tobala is produced by Gonzalo Hernandez Bigotes and Luis Pacheco in La Compañia, Oaxaca at an elevation of 1483 meters above sea level. According to the Banhez website, their Tobalá plants have a growing period of up to 30 years. It is fermented with natural yeasts for 5-6 days and distilled in copper pot stills. Banhez Tobala has notes of green mango, leather, and fresh green herbs.
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.