This Rezpiral Barril / Tepextate / Espadin is made by Simeon & Apolonio Ramirez in the community of San Agustin Amatengo, Oaxaca.
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Mezcalero:||Apolonio Ramirez, Simeon Ramirez|
|Maguey:||Barril, Espadin, Tepeztate|
|Agave:||Angustifolia, Karwinskii, Marmorata|
|Town:||San Agustín Amatengo|
About this destilado de agave
This Rezpiral Barril / Tepextate / Espadin is made by Simeon & Apolonio Ramirez in the community of San Agustin Amatengo, Oaxaca. The ABV may vary by batch, so check your bottle for details.
2019, series #4, first release: A hand-selected selection of fifteen beautifully complex artisanal small batch agave spirits – by Abel Martinez of Santo Domingo Albarradas, Berta & Mario Vasquez of San Baltazar Chichicapam, Aureliano Hernandez of San Baltazar Guelevila, Reina Sanchez of San Luis Amatlan, Leonardo of San Baltazar Guelevila, and Simeon & Apolonio Ramirez of San Agustin Amatengo. Labels in this series were printed on a handful of colored fiber papers including amate
Rezpiral brings selections of high-quality traditional small-batch (non-certified) Mezcals into a handful of places in the USA. At the core of the project is the embrace of an ethos that aims to respect and support the multi-generational knowledge, independence, flavors, lands, and ways of each mezcalero family.
Rezpiral’s small scale allows for the advocacy of diversity on different levels, from supporting the autonomy of producers & their continued production of artisanal mezcals to the preservation of local land control. Rezpiral actively supports master artisan’s proactive planting and management of agave; recollecting and incubating seeds, transplanting and farming diverse species of endemic agave in sustainable ways. Rezpiral directs 10% of earnings back into supporting artisans farming.
Rezpiral has a regional greenhouse to support independent small scale mezcaleros in cultivating and reforesting their lands with local endangered wild agave varietals. They also are highly focused on a cultural and conservation residency program.