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Mezcal: Erstwhile Cuishe

Nutty, earthy, spicy, and fruity, the Cuiche Mezcal has it all. Crafted with the tougher-to-harvest agaves from the karwinskii family, this easy-drinking expression is made according to tradition in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca.

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Size: 750ML

Proof: 90 (45% ABV)

Origin: Mexico

Distillery: Silverio García Luis & Epifania Gómez Mejía

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Erstwhile Cuishe Mezcal is crafted in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca by Juan Hernández Méndez & Hortensia Hernández Martínez. This expression uses the cuishe agave from the karwinskii family, a tall plant with slim leaves that takes between 9 and 12 years to mature. These agaves are harder to harvest, as the piñas are often difficult to reach. Fermented naturally in open vats and distilled using a copper alembic still, the karwinskii agave family produces a dry, grassy, herbaceous, and spicy spirit. Bottled at 90 proof, this expression is easy-drinking and smooth with a pleasant spicy kick to it.

Erstwhile Cuishe Mezcal Tasting Notes

Nose: Opens with a distinct nuttiness, earthy, and herbal notes.

Palate: Jalapeño pepper and spices, along with fruity banana, melon, and citrus notes.

Finish: Dry, with trace notes of chipotle, cinnamon, and clove.

Distillery Information

Meet Silverio García Luis and Epifania Gómez Mejía, a producer family of Zapotec heritage based in Rancho Blanco Güilá, Oaxaca. Counting Silverio and Epifania, there has been at least three generations of mezcaleros in the García family. Epifania did not grow up in a mezcal family, but learned the ropes and became a mezcalera of her own right after marrying into the García family. She was recently recognized as a Woman in Mezcal in the January 2020 edition of El Mezcal, an online publication by the Mezcal Regulatory Council (also known as the CRM, short for Consejo Regulador del Mezcal).

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