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Leyendas Maguey Mexicano

Leyendas Maguey Mexicano (Agave rhodacantha) has aromas of fresh herbs and a lightly spiced palate.

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Brand:Leyendas Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O117X
Mezcalero:Francisco Garcia León
Maguey:Mexicano
Agave:Rhodacantha
Grind:Tahona
Distillation:Copper
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:Miahuatlán
ABV: 47.9%
Website: https://mezcaldeleyendas.com/, opens in new window

About this mezcal

Leyendas Maguey Mexicano is made with Agave rhodacantha in the community of Miahuatlan, Oaxaca. Maestro Mezcalero Francisco García León is a 4th generation mezcalero with over 40 years of experience producing agave spirits.

Leyendas Mezcal

Mezcal de Leyendas (previously labeled as Mezcales de Leyenda) believes they can improve some of the most marginalized communities in Mexico. They implement the best fair trade practices where they work, and they have many efforts in agave sustainability. Their mezcals come from the different mezcal-producing states. They also have some special edition, small-batch mezcals. The brand also releases the Pelotón de la Muerte line of mezcals.

In 2021, the brand (under Artisanal Distillates, LLC) raised money via the StartEngine platform at a $32.7 million pre-money valuation.

1 review

3.5 out of 5

Jonny

Jonny

603 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars1 month ago

No lot number on this sample. Aromas of pastis, dark chocolate, molasses, vanilla, and sandalwood. The palate has heavy notes of leather, burning cigars, and brisket. Additional notes of smoked salmon, mesquite, and cedar. This not what I typically expect from a Mexicano, yet still enjoyable.

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