Don Mateo Cupreata Mezcal


Distillation in local pinewood rounds off the smokiness from the earthen pit; a mezcal to be appreciated by aficionados and newcomers alike. Agave cupreata was nearly gone from Michoacán until the Vieyra family revived the subspecies in their own backyard. It can only reproduce sexually and is a pillar of agave biodiversity. Semi-wild Agave Cupreata. Stone Pit Oven for Roasting. Natural Fermentation in Pine Wood Tanks. Pine and Oyamel Filipino Style Alambique. Heads and Tails for Alcohol Adjustments. Natural Spring Water for Alcohol Adjustments