De Matachines Penasco Mezcal
De Matachines Peñasco is made with Agave salmiana crassispina from Martin Hernandez was made in Peñasco, San Luis Potosi. Martin Hernandez is the son of Patricio Hernandez, who passed away and is probably best known in the US for his releases with Pal’Alma. The family has been in Peñasco for several years but Patricio is originally from Palmar Segundo, San Luis Potosi.
Expressive and unique this one is dusty, and earthy, and leathery. With flavors of dust storm, leather saddle, wet decomposing leaves on a forest floor, and black licorice. Big aromas and flavors of well roasted, blackened agave linger in the finish.