Cuentacuentos Espadin Ancestral Mezcal Serafin Gracia Geronimo (750ml / 47.98%)
Cuentacuentos Espadin Ancestral Mezcal Serafin Gracia Geronimo Label
Cuentacuentos Mezcal

Cuentacuentos Espadin Mezcal Serafin Gracia Geronimo (750ml / 47.98%)


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Cuentacuentos Espadin Artesanal is produced by Maximiliano “Serafin” García Gerónimo on a small hillside outside of San Dionisio Ocotopec. The agave is cooked for 72 hours in a traditional underground horno and then milled by a horse drawn tahona. It is then naturally fermented in 5-6 days and doubled-distilled in copper pots. Tails from the distillation are used to adjust the spirit to approximately 47.98% ABV. This espadin is characterized by bright, vegetal tones and an even balance of alcohol and agave.

Cuentacuentos curates small-batch traditional mezcals and destilados de agave from producers across the state of Oaxaca. Cuentacuentos released its first 6 mezcal expressions in 2018; future releases from the brand will change over time and include non-certified mezcals. The logo and bottle artwork (by artist Cesar Ruiz Conseco) features an opossum or tlacuache in Spanish. The tlacuache on the logo is El Viejito, the little old man opposum who stole mezcal from the demons as a service to humanity. The tlacuache ranks with the jaguar, eagle, and burro in importance in Zapotec, Taina, and Mexican mythologies. Cuentacuentos is bottled under NOM-O20X by Carlos Méndez Blas. The Cuentacuentos motto is Mezcal brings people together, stories make us friends.

AROMA: Bright, vegetal tones and an even balance of alcohol and agave
TASTE: It starts off very fresh, but as you sip it unfolds and packs a nice warm heat in the back of the throat. Vegetal and fruit notes that finish with a zing then warmth. It does not wear out it’s welcome and linger too long. Drawing you in for another sip.
ENJOY: Sipping mezcal is enjoyed slowly and with friends. Makes premium cocktails.

Production Notes

  • Maguey: Espadin
  • State: Oaxaca
  • Region: Ocotepec
  • Cooking: Traditional earthen oven pit
  • Milling: Horse drawn tahona
  • Fermented: Natural yeast - 6 days
  • Still Type: Copper pot
  • Classification: Artisanal
  • ABV of Mezcal: 47.98%
The Nitty Gritty
Production Notes
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  • Master Distiller: Maximiliano Serafin Garcia
  • Maguey: Espadin
  • Town/ Village: Ocotepec
  • State: Oaxaca
  • Classification: Artisanal Mezcal
  • Expression: Joven
  • Cooking method: Conical Earthen Pit
  • Extraction method: Horse Drawn Tahona
  • Fermentation: Wooden Fermentation Tubs,Wild Yeast
  • Still type: Copper Pot
  • Distillation: Double
  • ABV: 47.98 %
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