Santo de Piedra Mezcal is produced by Isaías Velasco in San Bartolo Yautepec, Oaxaca using ten-year-old agave Espadin plants. The result is a fruit-forward mezcal.
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About this mezcal
Santo de Piedra Mezcal is produced by Isaías Velasco in San Bartolo Yautepec, a town and municipality in the state of Oaxaca. The area around this village is known for wide variety of fruit that is grown there and abundant wildlife. San Bartolo Yautepec is part of the Yautepec District in the east of the Sierra Sur Region. This mezcal is made with ten-year-old agave Espadin plants grown in the region of San Luis del Rio and twice distilled in a copper pot still. It is produced in tiny batches of 100 bottles, each of which is handmade using recycled glass. This mezcal is fruit-forward with fresh peach and guava notes and a finish of earthy smoke.
Santo de Piedra Mezcal
Santo de Piedra Mezcal is owned by Agua Piedra Mezcal & Co. based in the United Kingdom. Their motto is “We Love Mezcal. We Love Stories.” Agua Piedra Mezcal & Co. say that they take care of their producers, increasing the incomes of the families who make Santo de Pierda Mezcal by 45% over the industry standard, protecting vulnerable communities and supporting educational and cultural initiatives.