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La Nina del Mezcal Espadin

La Nina del Mezcal Espadin is made with estate-grown agave Expadin in Santiago Matatlan, which is known as the “World Capital of Mezcal”

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Brand:La Niña del Mezcal
Mezcalero:Armando Hernandez Lorenzo
Town:Santiago Matatlán
ABV: 48%
Age of plant: 9-11 years

About this mezcal

La Nina del Mezcal Espadin is made with estate-grown agave Espadin in Santiago Matatlan. This traditionally produced mezcal is bottled at around 48% ABV, but the exact alcohol content will vary by batch. Unlike the Primario, this mezcal is meant to be sipped neat. It has a nice balance of sweet and spice on the palate.

La Niña del Mezcal

Cecilia Rios Murrieta is a freelance writer and founded La Niña del Mezcal, a company that promotes awareness of artisan mezcal in order to preserve the traditional production processes and position it as a premium spirit in international markets. Her passion for mezcal led her to pursue certification as a Mezcalier, and later to establish one of the first blogs about Mezcal and the culture that surrounds it. For years, she served as the proud owner of this Mezcal line from Oaxaca and she shared her knowledge about the spirit through tastings and pairings, while creating alliances with other Mexican artisanal producers. Listen to Cecelia talk about her mezcal here: KCRW’s Good Food – Cecilia Rios Murrieta: La Niña del Mezcal .

In March 2018, founder Cecilia Rios Murrieta retired from the La Niña brand to work on other projects, including launching a new spirits brand, Ōme Spirits.

Member rating

4 out of 5

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars7 years ago

this is the first and only version of this brand i have tried.good smoke with spearmint.a little nutty.full rounded flavor with a mild kick.very balanced.this would be one that would be easy to consume all evening without being tiresome or taxing.great taste and good bargain.

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