La Reina Maximiliana is an artisinal Raicilla produced by Julio Topete Becerra in the countryside of the Western Sierra of Jalisco, Mexico.
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About this raicilla
La Reina Raicilla is made with agave Maximiliana at Rancho Nuevo in Atenguillo, Jalisco. It is produced by Maestro Julio Topete Becerra, who cooks the agave in a standing Adobe oven, mashes the cooked agave by hand with wooden mallets, ferments the cooked agave in 200 litre white oak tubs, and distills this Raicilla in twice in stainless steel pots.
La Reina Raicilla
Raicilla La Reina gets it's name, The Queen, from the saying that Mezcal is the King and Raicilla is the Queen. Raicilla La Reina is a spirit that has been produced in the Sierra de Atenguillo for over 100 years. The brand prides itself on its focus on traditions, the need to support the families of producers, and the expansion of the culture surrounding Raicilla.