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Corte Vetusto Toabala Mezcal (700ml / 43.8%)


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A unique mezcal made with 100% wild tobala and distilled to proof. First distilled using a copper pot still and then a second distillation using an ancestral copper pot still. Double Gold at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2020. Read full description below...

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The Corte Vetusto Tobalá comes hand-crafted by fourth generation master distiller Juan Carlos Gonzalez Diaz, and boasts 100% wild agave. This Joven (un-aged) mezcal stands at 42% ABV. It's a smooth effort that resulted from using a conical earthen oven with mesquite wood to cook the Tobalá agave. Volcanic stone ensures the product is milled before it ferments naturally. The spirit is finally distilled twice in both copper and clay pot stills for contrasting tastes to provide a complex blend.

An old Oaxacan proverb reads: 'Tequila is to wake the living, mezcal is to wake the dead'. Corte Vetusto certainly hope to wake more people to the possibilities of interesting, sophisticated mezcal.

Corte Vetusto mezcal is hand-crafted by Juan Carlos Gonzalez Diaz, a 4th generation Zapotec Maestro Mezcalero. The art of mezcal making was passed down through the generations since his great grandfather, Don Mauro. The name of the brand Corte Vetusto means "the ancient cut" and comes from an old story about a master mezcalero's desire to create a cut of mezcal so divine that it invokes the spirit of generations before him. That sacred distillation of earth, fire and history is the Corte Vetusto.

AROMA: Dried herbs and honey round earthy notes and old leather.
TASTE: Dried flower petals are present in a faint smoke, that makes for vanilla and ripe apple.
ENJOY: Sipping mezcal is enjoyed slowly and with friends.

Production Notes

  • Maguey: Wild Toabala
  • State: Oaxaca
  • Region: San Pablo Villa de Mitla
  • Cooking: Conical earthen pit
  • Milling: Tahona crushed
  • Still Type: First distillation copper pot, second distillation clay pot.
  • Classification: Artisanal
  • ABV of Mezcal: 43.5%

We offer a range of delivery options which include:

  • Direct service (Melbourne only, please contact us)
  • Courier service (Fastway, CouriersPlease)
  • Australia Post service
  • TNT Overnight service (Please contact us)
  • Premium Courier service

Most orders will usually ship within 1 business day from our Melbourne warehouse but can take up to 2 business days. Orders before 3:30pm via Aus Post Express will usually ship the same day and deliver the next business day (if in the Aus Post next business day network)**.

Estimated delivery times via courier:
  • VIC: 1-2 business days
  • NSW: 1-2 business days
  • SA: 1-2 business days
  • QLD: 2-3 business days
  • TAS: 3-5 business days
  • WA: 4-7 business days
  • NT: 7-14 business days

*This is an estimate only and is based on standard courier delivery times. Please check the estimated delivery dates above for any further information.

If you are unsure, please contact us and we will assist you.

**Whilst this is usually the case, we can not guarantee same day dispatch. If your order is urgent, please contact us to arrange a suitable option.

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