Viejo Indecente Tepeztate is made in San Isidro Guishe, within the district of Miahuatlán, in Oaxaca. This mezcal has notes of honeysuckle and cinnamon.
Viejo Indecente Tepeztate
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About this mezcal
Viejo Indecente Tepeztate is made from 100% mature agave Tepeztate in San Isidro Guishe, within the district of Miahuatlán, in Oaxaca. Mezcalero Don Jose Lucas and his sons cook the agaves in an underground oven, crush the cooked agaves by hand, and ferment the agave fibers along with water in wooden tinas. After fermentation is complete, it is doubled distilled in copper pots. On the nose, there is floral notes along with banana. On the palate there is honeysuckle and cinnamon.
Viejo Indecente Mezcal
Mezcal Viejo Indecente is produced in the small community of San Isidro Guishe, within the district of Miahuatlán, in Oaxaca. Jose Lucas, a third generation mezcalero, currently oversees the family-run operation, where he shares the knowledge gleaned from his years of experience with his eleven children.
Don Jose’s son Mario is a builder and traveled through villages in Zacatecas, Jalisco, and San Luis Potosi where steaming is traditional. Mario built his own above-ground oven fueled by natural gas. This production method helps combat deforestation. Steaming also efficiently uses the entire plant because burnt or charred pieces do not need to be removed. Not all of their releases are steamed however. Once a year, the family roasts a batch of Tobala and a batch of Tepextate in their traditional earthen pit.
Learn more about Viejo Indecente:
- Viejo Indecente and Lucas Family Mezcal on the Mezcal Reviews blog
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Didn’t see a lot number, but it was certified in 2019.
This was delicious. Almost no smoke. Very fruity and floral. Nice viscosity. Complex flavors. Would happily drink it anytime.
Lote 18TZ2 2017. Peppery steak with a side of minerals. The finish is candied and spicy. I like everything I’ve had from Viejo Indecente. There is something in the water in Miahuatlan.
Strong aromas of green peppers, salty pickles, and tomatoes. Palate has notes of grilled peppers, jalapeños, steak, ripe tomatoes, and soy sauce. This is peppery and savory. Very good.
Spicy minerals and salt with candied green peppers. Lemon rind with an almost citrus Pop Rock type flavor. Clean yet complex. Lote 18TZ2 from 2017.