A family steeped in mezcal production history since the 20th century but re-ignited by Carlos Moreno in 2009. Teaming up with 5th generation maestro mezcalero Perdo Hernandez, together they created Koch El Mezcal de Oaxaca with the goal of preserving mezcal culture. The result is one of the best, most affordable artisanal mezcals on the market in Australia. They have now integrated over 15 communities and 50 mezcal producing families into their collective. As with all things hand-crafted, each batch may slightly vary...
Its beautiful inflorescence has important ornamental and ceremonial uses. Also known as: tepextate or tepeztate (Oaxaca),
AROMA: Subtle and calming with tones of apple peel, jalapeño, match smoke, strawberry, wet stone, grapefruit skin, orange flower, pine.
TASTE: Mandarin and avocado are subtle notes on the mid palate. While equally as calming, the body is quite concentrated. It displays flavours of herbs, lemon, pineapple, fresh flower, white pepper, minerals, orange flower
ENJOY: Allow to mellow in the glass before kissing and enjoying slowly
- Maguey: Wild Tepeztate
- State: Oaxaca
Region: San Baltazar Guélavila
- Cooking: Conical oven cooking
- Milling: Grinding in horse-drawn stone bakery
- Still Type: Copper pot still
- ABV of Mezcal: 47.26%