Koch Arroqueno is made with 100% wild maguey Arroqueno. This mezcal has high fruity notes with hints of earth and herbs, clay and smoke.
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|Mezcalero:||Adrian Bautista, Lucio Bautista|
|Town:||Rio de Ejutla|
|Age of plant:||8-15 years|
|Website:||https://mezcalkoch.com/, opens in new window|
About this mezcal
Koch Arroqueno is made with wild maguey Arroqueno (agave Americana). Typically, this agave can take up to 20 years to mature, before it is pit roasted in a traditional fashion. Given the length of time needed to grow this elegant agave, sustainability of Arroqueno has become a big issue. The Koch Arroqueno is made by Adrian Bautista in Rio de Ejutla, Oaxaca. This mezcal has high fruity notes with hints of earth and herbs, clay and smoke.
Carlos Moreno’s family has been linked to mezcal since the beginning of the 20th century. In 2009, Carlos resumed the family tradition and teamed up with 5th generation maestro mezcalero Pedro Hernandez to create Koch El Mezcal de Oaxaca, with the goal of preserving and promoting mezcal culture. After 10 years of business, they’ve now integrated more than 15 communities and 50 producing families into their collective. Each batch will vary, so check your bottle for details.