Rezpiral Coyote from Berta Vasquez was produced using maguey Coyote that took 15-16 years to reach maturity.
Rezpiral Coyote – Berta Vasquez
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Town:||San Baltazar Chichicapam|
|Age of plant:||15-16 years|
|Batch size:||Series 6: 76 liters|
|Website:||https://rezpiral.com/, opens in new window|
About this destilado de agave
Rezpiral Coyote from Berta Vasquez was produced using maguey Coyote that took 15-16 years to reach maturity. The maguey were milled by tahona, fermented in cypress for 11 days, and double distilled in copper alambique stills. This was initially released as part of Rezpiral Series 6.
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.
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Nose sharp, spicy coyote smells, grapey?
Palate full, smoky spice, a punch of wild desert Fox perched on a boulder ready to pounce. Charred wooden stakes. The color grey?
Finish is lots of leather, tobacco and a good cigar. Amazing mezcal!