Agave Tepeztate is possibly the most interesting of all agaves, as well as one of the rarest. It takes a very long time to mature, sometimes up to 25-35 years, producing a mezcal that is intensely vegetal, herbal, and earthy.
Only the most unique lots of mezcal Espadín are bottled under the El Jolgorio label, often being produced in remote areas or being rested in glass for several years prior to bottling to allow for the spirit to mellow and its flavors to develop fully.
Unlke the other mezcal expressions in the El Jolgorio range, Pechuga is not named for the species or variety of agave it is made from, but rather is a celebratory style of Espadín mezcal. Pechuga is always intended to be shared among friends!
The mezcals crafted by El Jolgorio Mezcals are made exclusively from different species and varieties of wild and semi-wild harvested agave. Agave Mexicano grows to be very large and is a genetic relative of Agave Espadín.