Mezcal de pechuga: cult spirit, it’s elaboración is highly pricey and it’s also considered some sort of ritual for the Maestros Mezcaleros, this is why is only produced for holidays or important dates such as, semana santa, christmas, and dia de muertos.
To obtain this mezcal it is distilled for a third time, in the neck of the alambique 2 turkey breasts are placed and different seasonal fruits and spices inside the pot, this varies from one mezcalero recipe to another. Once everything is ready, the process of distillation starts where vapors start cooking the turkey and start mixing it with the flavor of the seasonal fruits and spices and off course the mezcal.
Each mezcal de pechuga is unique due to each maestro mezcalero has its own recipe, tand this yearly special edition is imited to 624 bottles.
Siete Misterios Pechuga is a rare release, and does not come from the Sola de Vega region like most of their other mezcal. This mezcal is made in small batches. It is hand-milled, and triple-distilled in a copper still.
Maguey: 100% Espadin (Agustofilia Haw.)
Location: Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca
Rippening time: 7 years
Oven type: Conical Underground oven
Mill type: Tahona pulled by horse
Fermentation water: Water from the river
Fermenter type: Wooden tubs made of sabine & pine
Maestro Mezcalero: Don Celso Martinez
Distiller Type: Copper Alembic
Number of distillations: 3
Alc. Vol: 48.5%
Net. Cont: 700 ml