Palomas Mensajeras Alto is produced at that the lake-side Palomas vinata in the community of Oponguio, Michoacán.
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|Destilado de Agave
|Miguel Perez Resendiz
|Aged in Glass
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About this destilado de agave
Palomas Mensajeras Alto is made with Agave inaequidens in the lake-side community of Oponguio, Michoacán. This is a product of maestro vinatero Don Miguel Perez Resendiz and his sons Miguel (jr) and Melltón. The agaves are cooked in an underground pit oven and milled by a mechanical shredder that the family made from a converted 1978 Dotson car engine. The agaves are then fermented with open air wild yeasts in earthen pits that are lined with oak planks. Finally the agave is distilled in a Tarascan (aka Filipino) still.
The first batch of this imported into the US was distilled in March of 2019 and aged in glass for 4 years and 2 months.
Palomas Mensajeras is produced by the Perez family in Oponguio, Michoacán which is situated on the banks of the beautiful Lake Pátzcuaro. The brand was officially established in the early 2000s, but the family has been producing mezcal for 4 generations. It is a true family operation with every family member playing a part in the production and day-to-day operations.
- Flying through paradise with Palomas Mensajeras on the Mezcal Reviews blog