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XICARU Silver Mezcal*Packaging may vary

XICARU Silver Mezcal

Mezcal /40.5% ABV / Mexico

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Product details

Category
Mezcal
Region
Mexico
ABV
40.5%
Tasting Notes
Balanced, Citrus, Earthy, Smoky, Vegetal
Brand Ownership
Latinx-owned, Woman-owned

Product description

Xicaru, the Zapotec word for beautiful, reflects Fernando Santibañez’s desire to share a traditionally produced mezcal that is approachable and distinct. Using his grandmother’s recipe, we make small batches of Xicaru Mezcal with time-honored methods at a palenque in Matatlán, Oaxaca. Xicaru Silver showcases the 100% Maguey espadin from which it’s made. Its natural smoky flavor is derived by cooking the maguey in a conical stone oven on mesquite and ocote, woods native to Oaxaca. The cooked maguey is then tahona-mashed, fermented naturally in open-air pine vats, and double-distilled over a wood fire. The pure appearance and substantial body result from age old methods used in the production process. The finished aroma is natural and robust; a combination of maguey, mesquite and ocote. Earthy characteristics on the front palate give way to citrus and rich vegetal maguey notes that finish distinctively clean. A tinge of smoke complements these qualities without overwhelming the delicate balance found in Xicaru.

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Community reviews

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  • Tim
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    Verified Buyer

    Smoky; good neat in a snifter

  • Dan
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    Verified Buyer

    A great bargain. smooth mezcal, great over ice w/ lime or mixed into a drink

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