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Cuentacuentos Espadin Mezcal Serafin Gracia Geronimo (750ml / 47.98%)

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A spectacular example of how a Maestro Mezcalero, Serafin Garcia, can take the same ingredients and create a fresh, complex spirit from an espadin. This is not your typical espadin and that is exactly why we love it. It is Serifin’s art in a glass.. Read full description below...

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Cuentacuentos Espadin Artesanal is produced by Maximiliano “Serafin” García Gerónimo on a small hillside outside of San Dionisio Ocotopec. The agave is cooked for 72 hours in a traditional underground horno and then milled by a horse drawn tahona. It is then naturally fermented in 5-6 days and doubled-distilled in copper pots. Tails from the distillation are used to adjust the spirit to approximately 47.98% ABV. This espadin is characterized by bright, vegetal tones and an even balance of alcohol and agave.

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.

AROMA: Bright, vegetal tones and an even balance of alcohol and agave
TASTE: It starts off very fresh, but as you sip it unfolds and packs a nice warm heat in the back of the throat. Vegetal and fruit notes that finish with a zing then warmth. It does not wear out it’s welcome and linger too long. Drawing you in for another sip.
ENJOY: Sipping mezcal is enjoyed slowly and with friends. Makes premium cocktails.

Production Notes

  • Maguey: Espadin
  • State: Oaxaca
  • Region: Ocotepec
  • Cooking: Traditional earthen oven pit
  • Milling: Horse drawn tahona
  • Fermented: Natural yeast - 6 days
  • Still Type: Copper pot
  • Classification: Artisanal
  • ABV of Mezcal: 47.98%

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 Mezcal Serafin Gracia Geronimo (750ml / 47.98%)

$129.99