La Medida Arroqueno Mezcal
Mezcales La Medida brings together more than 46 Oaxacan producers. Their mezcal is made in small palenques with over 450 years of tradition and culture. The brand is run by Julián Vidal Gómez Rodríguez, who began working with mezcal over 40 years ago. Throughout his career he has worked with brands like Monte Alban, Benevá, and Del Maguey. He focuses heavily on mezcal’s mysticism and the traditional production methods that have been used for hundreds of years.
La Medida Arroqueno is made with cultivated maguey Arroqueno (agave Americana) by Antonio Cortes Aragon. This agave is harvested at 1,600 meters above sea level. It’s traditionally produced in San Luis Amatlán, Miahuatlan, Oaxaca. Earthy with notes of pine needles, woody bark, vanilla, and peppermint. Bottled at 46.29% abv.