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Estancia Raicilla Lechuguilla

Estancia Raicilla Lechuguilla is made with agave grown on a semi-forested ranch with rich volcanic soils in Jalisco, Mexico.

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Brand:Estancia Raicilla
Town:La Estancia
ABV: 40% or 45%
Website: http://estancia-raicilla.com/, opens in new window

About this raicilla

Estancia Raicilla Lechuguilla is made with the wild agave Lechuguilla in La Estancia de Landeros, about one kilometre above sea level in the Jalisco foothills. The agave used in this Raicilla are roasted in an adobe oven for two days, and Old Jack Daniel’s bourbon barrels are used to ferment the cooked agave. Once fermented, this Raicilla is double distilled in copper alembic stills.

Estancia Raicilla

Raicilla Estancia is made in the highlands of the Sierra Madre Occidental. In 2014, Rio Chenery left New York City for the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico with the hope of making his family’s favorite drink. The legend goes that in the ‘60s his grandfather, who worked for the Tecate beer company, came across a rare agave spirit in the small mountain town of Mascota on a business trip and fell in love with it. The locals called it Raicilla, and over the years it became a family favorite. Estancia Distillery is founded with the vision of bringing this rare agave spirit to the world.

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars5 years ago

My Favorite! Makes me warm and sometimes perspire. Fishermen in Puerto Vallarta sometimes get this with Fresca on the colder mornings as part of their pay. I like lechuguilla more than Maxamiliana but that may change. AND Never a hangover.

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