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Viejo Indecente Tobala

Viejo Indecente Tobala is made in San Isidro Guishe, within the district of Miahuatlán, in Oaxaca. This mezcal has floral notes and flavors of buttery caramel.

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Brand:Viejo Indecente Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O253X
Mezcalero:Jose Lucas
Maguey:Tobala
Agave:Potatorum
Grind:Hand
Distillation:Copper
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:San Isidro Guishe
ABV: 48%
Age of plant: 12 years
Website: https://www.viejoindecente.com/
About this mezcal

Viejo Indecente Tobala is made from 100% Agave potatorum (maguey Tobala) in San Isidro Guishe, within the district of Miahuatlán, Oaxaca. This release is called “El Mezcal de Doña Clara” to honor to family’s matriarch. Mezcalero Don Jose Lucas and his sons cook the agaves in an underground pit oven, crush the cooked agaves by hand, and ferment the agave fibers along with water in Montezuma wooden vats. After fermentation is complete, it is doubled distilled in copper pots. On the nose, there are notes of cacao and sweet cinnamon. On the palate there are floral notes along with flavors of buttery caramel. The finish has notes of minerals and leather. Only one batch is made each year.

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.

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1 review

4.5 out of 5


Jonny

Jonny

471 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars1 week ago

Very soft and delicate on the nose with aromas of bubblegum, sea salt, and fresh flowers on the breeze. The palate is delicate and richly textured. Notes of blueberries, strawberries, whipped cream, and molasses. This has the same silky, exquisite textures I find with other Viejo Indecente as well. Absolutely stunning Tobala.

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