|Cask Type||White Oak Barrels|
In the enchanting landscape of the San Dionisio Ocotepec region in Oaxaca, Mezcal Nucano takes the spotlight as a 100% artisanal expression of the revered spirit. Hailing from the ancestral lands of Oaxaca, Mezcal Nucano is a testament to the meticulous craftsmanship and deep-rooted traditions of the region.
The term "mezcal" finds its linguistic roots in Mexcalli Náhuatl, where "metl" symbolizes maguey, and "ixcalli" denotes cooked—a poetic nod to the artistry involved in crafting this renowned elixir. Mezcal Nucano proudly offers an authentic artisanal mezcal, a product of the devoted men of the field who work the land in its purest and most traditional form.
This unique and high-quality mezcal serves as a vessel of culture and tradition in every bottle, aiming to forge a connection between each customer and the origin of this ancestral libation. Mezcal Nucano becomes a tangible piece of Oaxaca, a testament to the rich heritage and artisanal dedication ingrained in every drop.
Nucano, known as "Great Fire," transcends being merely a name; it embodies the spirit of a brave Mixtec warrior entwined in the history of Oaxaca. Falling in love with the Zapotec Princess Donají, Nucano embarked on a quest for peace between two nations, governing the Zapotecs with the same nobility and respect that his beloved Donají would have embraced. Legend has it that their bodies rest beneath a flagstone in the Cuilapam de Guerrero church in Oaxaca.
Mezcal Nucano stands proudly as an emblem of Oaxacan pride, featuring expressions like Espadín and Cuiche, both 100% Agave at 45.34%. These artisanal mezcals invite enthusiasts to embark on a journey through the essence of Oaxaca. Crafted with care and dedication, the Espadín and Cuiche expressions showcase the rich diversity of agave and the nuanced flavors that define Oaxacan mezcal.
In each bottle of Mezcal Nucano Espadín and Cuiche, enthusiasts are invited to savor the spirit of the land, the stories of Nucano and Donají, and the dedication of the men of the field. It's a proud representation of Oaxacan craftsmanship, inviting connoisseurs to immerse themselves in the flavors of tradition and culture with every sip. These expressions, at 45.34% alcohol by volume, capture the essence of the region, paying homage to the heritage and artistry that make Mezcal Nucano a revered name in the world of mezcal.