Tosba Tobala has a sweet and fruity nose. The Tobala is a much smaller agave than the Espadin and it can be harder to cultivate.
|Rating:||(2 reviews) - Write a review|
|Town:||San Cristobal Lachirioag|
About this mezcal
Tosba Tobala has a sweet and fruity nose. Tobala in this region is seasonal and limited. It is in the Tosba mission to protect nature by not over harvesting the Tobala and they have nurseries in place to reproduce and cultivate their own agave. The Tobala is a much smaller agave than the Espadin and it provides extremely diverse flavors in different regions.
Mezcal Tosba is a microbusiness founded by two cousins from San Cristóbal Lachirioag, Oaxaca, Mexico. As migrants living in Silicon Valley, California in 1999, they were inspired and influenced by the entrepreneurialism that surrounded them. Concerned by the increasing migration from their home region of Cajonos-Villa Alta in the Sierra Juárez mountains, they decided to form a business that would rescue the disappearing mezcal production and bring economic opportunity to the area. Mezcal Tosba is created by using traditional, and what is now called sustainable, agricultural methods of harvesting and distillation passed down by generations of farmers and mezcaleros from the region of Cajonos-Villa Alta of the Sierra Juárez in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.
- Mezcal Tosba: A Visit to San Cristóbal Lachirioag on Mezcal Reviews
NPR Planet Money
Episode 512: Can Mezcal Save A Village?