Sotol La Higuera Wheeleri

$89.99
Sotol production was banned till the early 90's by the Mexican government. There is a deep mystery to the desert plant used to make Sotol and it all starts with this miraculously harvested and hearty Daisylirion Wheeleri species used in production.

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Product Description

Master distiller Gerardo Ruelas is considered the leader of sotol production in Mexico. His legacy in Sotol production has evolved in so many ways through unique creations, to diversity of the Sotol plants he procures and the history of the region and terroir he works in. La Higuera Sotol strives to go beyond the classic expressions of Sotol.

Smells Like

Straw and grilled fats

Tastes Like

Dry profile at first, with a straw and fatty bbq middle and that rounds out the palate to finish.

How It Is Made

Sotol production all starts with the land. Selecting only the best sotol piñas to harvest, then pit cooking them in earthen rock-lined ovens. The cooked Daisylirions are split by hand and axe, then further ground by human force with timber mallets to extract as much sugar as possible. Wild yeast is added to the pine vats to kick start fermentation and then double distilled in copper pot stills to extract as much flavour and aroma for the final spirit.

Product Details

Weight 1.2 kg
ABV

Agave / Plant Type

Age

Brand

Distillation

Double

Master Distiller

Method

Artesanal

Production Region

Still

Copper Pot Still

Volume

700ml

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