Reyes y Cobardes Duragensis is made with maguey Cenizo in a clay pot still. It’s a bit cheesy with other citrus and creamy tasting notes.
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|Mezcalero:||Don Jorge Garcia|
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About this mezcal
Reyes y Cobardes Duragensis is made with maguey Cenizo in El Venado, Durango. The town of El Venado has a total population of 140 people, and the surrounding area is mostly unpopulated. This mezcal is made by Don Jorge Garcia, who is 3rd generation mezcalero. He harvests his agave from the hills on his property. This mezcal is distilled in a clay pot still. There is a signature cheesy aroma and taste to all of this mezcals.
Reyes y Cobardes Mezcal
Reyes y Cobardes Mezcal is curated by chef Daniel Tellez Reynoso. He met mezcaleros Juan Claudio and Juan Manuel in 2014 in the region of Sola de Vega, Oaxaca. Together, they started the brand that soon spread to include other producers in different states. They have a seed bank and reforestation programs that emphasize sustainable cultivation methods. They compost spent agave pulp, and they reportedly convert unusable distillate into a fuel source to power the main facility’s machinery.