Maguey Melate Coyote from mezcalero Noé García Olivera is produced in the community of San Juan Bautista, Sola de Vega, Oaxaca.
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|Destilado de Agave
|Noé García Olivera
|San Juan Bautista
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About this destilado de agave
Maguey Melate Coyote from Noé García Olivera was first released as the April 2020 Mezcalero of the Month agave spirit. Noé produces in the community of Sola de Vega, a region known for it’s clay pot distillation. Noé and his family consider themselves farmers first, and mezcaleros second. They only produce about 3–4 batches of mezcal per year.
Maguey Melate was founded on two ideas: 1) Artisanal agave spirits are amazing and should be shared with the world, and 2) The faster-cheaper economy is a harmful force for people, the environment, and now agave spirits.
They believe if mezcal (and agave spirits) can be understood and appreciated at its full potential, people will show their preference for quality artisanal mezcal that is sustainably and fairly sourced. By raising consumer consciousness on the origins of mezcal and educating enthusiasts on matters of quality and character, informed people will be empowered to ensure the future of mezcal. To do this, they’re reaching a large audience with an impactful message: KEEP MEZCAL ARTISANAL!
Maguey Melate is perhaps most well-known for their Mezcalero of the Month Club, which delivers artisanal small-batch agave spirits directly to the doors of consumers in the US and Mexico. In addition to the monthly spirits, they offer exclusive content and interviews with producers. Single releases are also available in the Maguey Melate shop.