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La Nina del Mezcal Madrecuixe

La Nina del Mezcal Madrecuixe is made with wild maguey Madrecuixe in Santiago Matatlan by mezcalero Armando Hernandez Lorenzo.

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Brand:La Niña del Mezcal
Mezcalero:Armando Hernandez Lorenzo
Town:Santiago Matatlán
ABV: 43.6%

About this mezcal

La Nina del Mezcal Madrecuixe is made with maguey Madrecuixe in Santiago Matatlan. This mezcal is produced by mezcalero Armando Hernandez Lorenzo. The agave is cooked using Encino and Mezquite wood. The cooked agave is then milled using a traditional tahona and fermented for ten days. Once fermented it is double distilled in a copper still.

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.

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