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Cuentacuentos Espadin Ancestral Mezcal Miguel Angel Cruz Rios (750ml / 46.22%)

$179.75

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This Cuentacuentos Espadin mezcal is produced by Miguel Angel Cruz Rios. Maguey espadin (Agave angustifolia) is the most commonly used Maguey in mezcal. It generally takes about 8-12 years to mature, and it can be grown in a variety of farm and wild environments Read full description below...

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Maguey espadin (Agave angustifolia) is the most commonly used Maguey in mezcal. It generally takes about 8-12 years to mature, and it can be grown in a variety of farm and wild environments. Where Maguey azul (Agave tequilana) dominates tequila, Maguey espadin dominates mezcal.

Cuentacuentos curates small-batch traditional mezcals and destilados de agave from producers across the state of Oaxaca. Cuentacuentos released its first 6 mezcal expressions in 2018; future releases from the brand will change over time and include non-certified mezcals. The logo and bottle artwork (by artist Cesar Ruiz Conseco) features an opossum or tlacuache in Spanish. The tlacuache on the logo is El Viejito, the little old man opposum who stole mezcal from the demons as a service to humanity. The tlacuache ranks with the jaguar, eagle, and burro in importance in Zapotec, Taina, and Mexican mythologies. Cuentacuentos is bottled under NOM-O20X by Carlos Méndez Blas. The Cuentacuentos motto is Mezcal brings people together, stories make us friends.

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Production Notes

  • Maguey: Espadin
  • State: Oaxaca
  • Region: Sola de Vega
  • Cooking: Traditional earthen oven pit
  • Milling: Wooden mallet and Canoe
  • Fermented: Natural yeast - 9 days
  • Still Type: Clay pot
  • Classification: Ancestral
  • ABV of Mezcal: 46.22%

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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Cuentacuentos Espadin Ancestral Mezcal Miguel Angel Cruz Rios (750ml / 46.22%)

$179.75