La Luna Tequilana is made by Edgar “Jigy” Perez, Sergio Cruz, and Patricio Arreaga Peña. It has notes of pear, sweet cream, wet hay, earth, and minerality.
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|Mezcalero:||Edgar "Jigy" Perez, Patricio Arreaga Peña, Sergio Cruz|
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About this mezcal
La Luna Tequilana is made with Blue Weber agave, which are more commonly known for their use in Tequila. The agave Tequilana used in this mezcal were farmed and cultivated in Indaparapeo, Michoacan. For lot 2 of this mezcal, the producers cooked an 8 ton batch of agave: 4 tons were regular agave Blue Weber and 4 tons were heirloom Criollo Blue Weber, which are smaller with more sugar and flavor than their bigger counterparts. The agave cooked for 168 hours, rested for 144 hours after cooking, and fermented for 288 hours.
La Luna Mezcal
La Luna Mezcal is made in Etucuaro, Michoacan. Tucked away in this mountainous region is the municipality of Villa Madero, which is the home to the Perez Escot family and Destiladora Las Azucenas. The family has been traditionally crafting mezcal on the same property since 1910 and is currently on their 4th generation of mezcaleros with Isidro Perez Escot training his son Amador at the moment.
Learn more about La Luna Mezcal:
- The Evolution of La Luna Mezcal on Mezcalistas