Amarás’ Logia line is focused on facets of mezcal like this Sierra Negra from Mitla that foreground very mature agave with roasting twist. For more on the Mezcal Amarás project, read our profile.
- Location: Mitla, Oaxaca
- Agave: Sierra Negra / A. americana
- ABV: 43%
- Tasting keywords: Lemon zest, granite.
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Lemon zest and fresh cut agave.
A very light mineralogy with some salt and wet granite.
- Agave sources: 12-year-old wild agave A. americana which limits production to an average of 2,000 liters per year.
- Roast: Pink peppercorns and red chili peppers are added to the roast. Oak wood was used to fire the oven.
- Crush: Egyptian.
- Fermentation: Pine vats.
- Distillation: Copper