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Xicaru Silver

Xicaru Silver is made with agave Espadin in Santiago Matatlan. It is traditionally produced using a stone horno, tahona, and copper distillation.

Rating: (1 review)
Brand:Xicaru Mezcal
Mezcalero:Fernando Santibañez
Town:Santiago Matatlan
ABV: 40.5%
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About this mezcal

Xicaru Silver is an unaged mezcal made with agave Espadin. Mezcalero Fernando Santibañez uses traditional production methods for this mezcal, which he learned how to make from his grandmother. The Xicaru Silver has an earthy character with vegetal notes. It is blended to 40.5% ABV.

Xicaru Mezcal

Xicaru is the Zapotec word for beautiful. This name reflects mezcalero Fernando Santibañez’s desire to share his artistic creations. Using his grandmother’s recipe, Fernando makes small batches of Xicaru Mezcal at his palenque in Matatlán, Oaxaca. Its natural smoky flavor is derived by cooking the agave in a conical stone oven on mesquite and ocote, woods native to Oaxaca. The cooked agave is tahona mashed and naturally fermented in an open pine vat. Following fermentation, it is double distilled in a copper alembic, filtered and precisely blended. Fernando is extremely proud to be able share his family’s mezcal with you.

1 review

4 of out 5 stars

NickSanford on Oct 14, 2018

5 reviews

  • Overall:

Really good mixing Mezcal for me. Not a lot on the nose or flavors mixed into the Agave. I can find this bottle for $26.99 by my house, and for that price I love having this one at home. Typical Espadin but great value for a mixer that will have you feeling great the next morning

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