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Real Minero Sierrudo

Real Minero Sierrudo is made with agave Sierrudo that were saved from local extinction over two decades ago by the Angeles family that produces Real Minero.

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Brand:Real Minero Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O37X
Mezcalero:Edgar Angeles
Agave:Sierrudo
Distillation:Clay Pot
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:Santa Catarina Minas
ABV: 49.2%
Age of plant: 18-25 years
Website: https://realminero.com.mx/
About this mezcal

Real Minero Sierrudo is made by maestro Edgar Angeles with agave Sierrudo, which is a lighter hued subspecies of the massive agave Americana (related to Arroqueno and Sierra Negra). In Santa Catarina Minas, this agave takes from 18 to 25 years to mature. Two decades ago, the Sierrudo variety was nearly extinct in this region. It’s thanks to the efforts of mezcaleros with a preservationist perspective, like the Angeles family of Real Minero, that this agave is still available today. As with all Real Minero, this agave is harvested sustainably to allow for re-plantation and future distillation.

Real Minero Mezcal

Real Minero is considered by many to be one of the world's finest Mezcal producers. The family has been making mezcal for several generations in Santa Catarina Minas, and they're known both in Mexico and abroad for creating some of the best bottles available. All of their mezcal is made in small clay pot stills, and almost all of it is rested in glass for several months before bottling, giving the mezcal a much softer character. Outside of creating great spirits, they also have one of the largest and most diverse sustainable agave reforestation programs. With the help of the community, they've been able to rescue several agave varieties that were previously thought to be extinct. The ABV of each batch may vary slightly, so check your bottle for details.

Read more about our visit to the Real Minero Agave Nursery and Palenque Tour.

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Mansson

Mansson

20 reviews
2 weeks ago

Lot RMS-02, distilled March 2016. Very flavourful, both sweet and spicy. Notes of tropical fruit stand out, on the nose as well as on the palate. There is also some spicy tobacco and citrus notes. Long finish. Delicious!

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