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El Viejo

Mezcal

Oaxaca, Mexico

45.0% ABV

El Viejo is a hand-made mezcal grown and produced in Oaxaca, Mexico, made using a blend of Espadin and Tobalá agave.

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tasting notes

Floral

Green Pepper

White Peach

Subtly Sweet

Smoky

Menthol

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Suggested Use

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What's in it

  • Tobalá Agave
  • Espadin Agave

Recommended Pour

El Viejo Negroni

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Tasting Notes

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  • Floral
  • Green Pepper
  • White Peach

When you smell El Viejo, you’ll notice a bright floral aroma, with a touch of spice and lingering notes of green bell pepper and white peach.

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  • Subtly Sweet
  • Smoky
  • Menthol

When you taste El Viejo, you’ll be met with a pleasant oaky flavour along with a subtle sweetness from the caramelized agave. It is easy to sip with a clean smokiness and a slight menthol flavour.

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Oaxaca, Mexico

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The Brains Behind It

Finding unity in production

In 2008, co-founder Alejandro Champion started the Mezcal Unión project with a group of friends. Interested in the mezcal process, they spoke with farmers and producers throughout Oaxaca and learned that the community was lacking unity. If they could unite the independent mezcal producing families, they could help create a brighter, more stable future for mezcal. They started Mezcal Unión with the goal of creating a collaborative network allowing independent producers to benefit from financial and technical support from the project and still maintain their freedom and independence.

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