Rezpiral Coyote is a limited release due to the small batch copper pot still production in San Baltazar Guelevila, Oaxaca.
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Town:||San Baltazar Guélavila|
|Age of plant:||10 years|
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About this destilado de agave
Rezpiral Coyote is a small batch mezcal from San Baltazar Guelevila. This mezcal is made by maestro mezcalero Don Leonardo Hernandez, who is a 5th generation mezcalero. Don Leonardo reportedly planted 30,000 agave Tobala plants in 2017, and he’s known to have large stocks of other agave as well. This batch was just 150 liters total, so there is limited supply.
2018, series #2: Seventeen different master-crafted spirits by five independent artisan producers from four pueblos San Agustin Amatengo, San Baltazar Guelevila, Chichicapam and San Luis Amatlan; spirits from eleven wild and cultivated varietals, and three specialty batches (pechuga de conejo, espadin capon, espadin con frutas).
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.