El Rey Zapoteco is one of the oldest brands in all of Oaxaca. They have been producing artisinal Mezcal in the same fashion since the 1960’s.
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|Brand:||El Rey Zapoteco Mezcal|
|Mezcalero:||Efraín Hernández Escobar|
|Age of plant:||8 years|
About this mezcal
El Rey Zapoteco Anejo is made with agave Espadin in Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca. The agave are traditionally cooked in an underground oven for 4 to 7 days, milled by horse-drawn tahona, fermented in open air with natural yeasts, and double distilled in copper stills. After distillation, this mezcal is rested in white oak barrels for at least 12 months before bottling. The ABV may vary depending on where you purchase. Check your bottle for details.
El Rey Zapoteco Mezcal
El Rey Zapoteco was founded in the 1960's by Don Serafín Hernandez Blas in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca. Today, the brand is run by his grandchildren. While the world around them has changed, their production techniques remain the same as they were at their founding. They sell over 10,000 bottles annually, mostly in Mexico.