Mezonte is an non-governmental organization (NGO) that promotes, supports and preserves the production and practices of traditional agave spirits. Mezonte’s main objective is to create awareness of the cultural and biological value that these spirits represent. They feature agave spirits from all over Mexico, with an emphasis on Jalisco and Michoacán.
Mineral notes from fermentation in stone and a bright grapefruit peel profile. Subtle notes of pepper.
Producer: Santos Juarez
Community: Toliman, Jal.
Maguey: Alineño and Cimarron (A. angustifolia haw and A. rhodacantha)
Cooked: underground pit oven
Extracted: by hand with hatchets
Fermented: with spring water
Distilled: copper and parota wood
Production Yield: 432 L