Lagrimas de Dolores Cenizo Joven Mezcal (700ml / 45%)

Lagrimas de Dolores Cenizo Joven Mezcal (700ml / 45%)

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Lagrimas de Dolores Cenizo Joven Mezcal

Lagrimas de Dolores Cenizo Joven is the face and soul of the Lagrimas de Dolores range. It is produced using 100% Agave Cenizo (Duranguensis), a species endemic to the state of Durango, Mexico that takes up to 14 years to reach full maturity. Agave Cenizo grows in large numbers throughout the mountain range of Durango and gets its name from the ash-green colour on its Pencas (leaves). This varietal of Agave can withstand harsh environmental conditions that causes it to concentrate all its sugars and fluids into its core which produces a sweet, creamy and delicious Mezcal. The Agave is cooked for five days in an underground pit with Encino wood, fermented in pinewood tubs and distilled in copper pot stills.

AROMA: Medium smoky note, aromas of freshly cut maguey and earthy tones.
TASTEFull-bodied mouthfeel with organic sweetness. Undoubtedly a lactic note reminiscent of butter and a slightly mineral finish.
ENJOY: Delicious to sip neat or great as a cocktail inclusion for a classic Tommy's Style Mezcal Margarita, or paired with Grilled Whitefish, Humus, Poultry Dishes, Chocolates

Lagrimas de Dolores is made at Hacienda Dolores, which is run by the Gutierrez family and situated about 10 minutes from Durango City. They have a goal of replanting for each of the agave that they use in their mezcal. They report that they have an annual goal of planting around 50,000 agaves. Their bottle was designed in Feuquières, France. The leather on the cap is meant to be a signature feature from Mexican fine-horse culture. Their logo is a representation of Our Lady of Sorrows (latin: Mater Dolorosa) the patron saint of Hacienda Dolores. Their Joven and Anejo mezcal are produced entirely with Agave durangensis, which is endemic to the State of Durango in Northern Mexico. They also have special limited releases that feature rare agave like I’gok, Cimmarion, and Tepemete.

    The Nitty Gritty
    Production Notes
    Please note: Every care has been taken to ensure our production notes are as acurate as possible. Where you detect any issues, please let us know and we'll fix them right up.
    • Master Distiller: Fabiola Ávila Valenzuela
    • Maguey: Cenizo
    • Agave Region: Durango
    • Town/ Village: Mezquital
    • State: Durango
    • Classification: Artisanal Mezcal
    • Expression: Joven
    • Cooking method: Conical Earthen Pit
    • Extraction method: Roller Mill
    • Fermentation: Wooden Fermentation Tubs,Wild Yeast
    • Still type: Copper Pot
    • Distillation: Double
    • ABV: 45.0 %
    • Website: https://lagrimasdedolores.com/en/
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