Don Mateo Alto is ripe with agave, pine, and citrus. Strong citrous fruit notes mingle with deep earthy tones through a long smokey finish.
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About this mezcal
Don Mateo Alto is a pure product of Michoacan by maestro mezcalero Jose Emilio Vieyra Rangel. Keeping with his family’s tradition, this mezcal is made with spring water and uses only estate-grown agave Inaequidens. Slight variations in the stills and cooking methods make this a unique mezcal that is quite different from anything made in Oaxaca. The nose of this mezcal is ripe with agave, pine, and citrus with an herbaceous underbelly. The mouthfeel is big and coats the entire mouth. For taste, it has strong citrus fruit and deep earthy notes that mingle through a long smokey finish.
Don Mateo de la Sierra
Mezcal Don Mateo de la Sierra is run by maestro Emilio Vieyra. Don Mateo was Emilio’s grandfather. He migrated from Guanajuato to Michoacán in 1840, and began producing mezcal. Given that Don Emilio represents his family’s sixth generation of maestro vinatero, what better ambassador of the spirit of Michoacán. Coming from Michoacán gives their mezcals a very different character and taste from those made in Oaxaca or elsewhere in Mexico.
Learn more about Don Mateo de la Sierra in our blog post Emilio Vieyra and Mezcal Don Mateo de la Sierra
Or in the Family First Article on the K&L Wines Spirits Journal blog