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Yola 1971 Mezcal

Yola Mezcal is produced using traditional methods in San Juan Del Rio. The flavors are bright and refreshing, yet complex with earthy mineral flavors.

Rating: (1 review)
Brand:Yola Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O36X
Agave:Espadin
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:San Juan del Rio
ABV: 45%
Website: http://www.yolamezcal.com/
About this mezcal

Yola Mezcal is handcrafted using a family recipe using agaves harvested on a family farm that was purchased in 1971. It is produced in San Juan Del Rio and bottled by women in Oaxaca. On the nose, there are clean agave flavors with vibrant smoke. The flavors are bright and refreshing, yet complex with earthy mineral flavors. The finish is long and has notes of smoked fruits and peppery spice.

Yola Mezcal

Yola Mezcal is led by three women: La Clandestina Mezcaleria's Yola Jimenez, chef and stylist Gina Correll Aglietti, and musician Lykke Li. Yola Mezcal is dedicated to traditional production methods and paying their workers in Mexico a fair wage. Yola Mezcal provides a place where the women of Oaxaca can have steady work; their bottling facility employs only women. In 1971, Jimenez's grandfather bought a mezcal farm in San Juan del Río. Many years later, Yola Jimenez continues to plant all their own agave. She has also built a modern palenque that reduces water usage and log burning in mezcal production. Yola Mezcal strives to make mezcal as sustainable as possible, without compromising age-old traditions.

1 review

4 of out 5 stars


Tobey

Tobey

1 review
1 year ago

First a disclaimer. I am new to Mescal. But I adore this one. Has a nice rich butter scotch beginning to it and a very smooth mid-palate leading to finish that just goes on and on with plenty of fruit and smoke. (I counted to 30 and I still could taste it like a hauntingly complex music note fading into the distance). You never quite know when it’s really gone. Hedonistic! There is nothing not to like about it. I also like the fact that the entire operation is run by women. Yola and her crew making a single product. Simple and gorgeous. I haven’t tasted enough Mescal to say five stars, but it sure is good! Lot is listed as “07 November.”

First a disclaimer. I am new to Mescal. But I adore this one. Has a nice rich butter scotch beginning to it and a very smooth mid-palate leading to finish that just goes on and on with plenty of fruit and smoke. (I counted to 30 and I still could taste it like a hauntingly complex music note fading into the distance). You never quite know when it’s really gone. Hedonistic! There is nothing not to like about it. I also like the fact that the entire operation is run by women. Yola and he

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