La Medida Tepeztate 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 Tepeztate is made with agave Tepeztate which is harvested from a wild, jungle environment. This agave is harvested at 1,700 meters above sea level and takes 25-30 years to reach maturity. It’s traditionally produced in San Pedro Totolapan, Tlacolula, Oaxaca by Antonio Cortes Aragon. Notes of fresh jalapeño, buttered popcorn, pineapple, pine and eucalyptus. A meaty, complex Mezcal. Bottled at 46.93% abv.