The Sierra Norte Mountains of Oaxaca Mexico, with their profuse flora, abundant wildlife, and crystal clear, flowing waters, support some of the world's most treasured biodiversity. More than any crop, corn embodies the life-giving relationship between these ancient mountains and their inhabitants. Descendants of the region's first farmers continue replanting the best seeds from each harvest, as they and their ancestors have done for over 7,000 years.
Distilled from native 85% Native Oaxacan Purple Corn and 115% Malted Barley. Aged in French Oak barrels.
Nose: Pepper, star anise, a dry nuttiness and peanut shells.
Palate: Stewed apple, red currant, pomegranate and cranberry, background spices and late caramel sweetness.
Finish: Heavy clove notes and red licorice.