Introducing the Cenizo Collection, a distinguished assortment of artisanal mezcals that celebrate the exceptional and lesser-known agave Durangensis, commonly known as Cenizo. Originating from the diverse landscapes of Durango and surrounding regions in Mexico, this collection showcases the remarkable flavor profile of the Cenizo agave and the time-honored traditions of mezcal production.
The Cenizo Collection features:
Cenizo Joven: An unaged mezcal that embodies the true essence of the Cenizo agave, revealing a complex and intriguing bouquet of flavors with notes of white pepper, herbal undertones, and a gentle smokiness. Perfect for sipping neat or enhancing the depth of mezcal-based cocktails.
Cenizo Madurado: A sophisticated mezcal that has been rested in stainless steel or glass containers for several months, allowing the spirit to mellow and develop a more refined character. The maturation process highlights the Cenizo agave's unique flavors while adding a touch of elegance and complexity.
Cenizo Reposado: Skillfully aged in oak barrels for up to a year, this mezcal takes on a beautiful amber hue and a rich, full-bodied flavor profile. The oak imparts notes of caramel, vanilla, and toasted nuts, harmoniously complementing the earthy and spicy qualities of the Cenizo agave.
Cenizo Ensamble: A masterful blend of mezcals distilled from Cenizo and other agave varieties, this ensemble offers a symphony of flavors, with each agave's distinct characteristics merging and amplifying one another for a multi-layered and unforgettable experience.
Cenizo Espadín Blend: A rare and enticing union of the wild Cenizo and Espadín agaves, this mezcal presents a fascinating interplay of flavors. The Cenizo's robust earthiness and spiciness are artfully balanced by the Espadín's smoky and herbal notes, culminating in a truly remarkable spirit.
The Cenizo Collection invites you to embark on a journey through the captivating world of the Cenizo agave and uncover the enchanting aromas, flavors, and stories that distinguish this exceptional plant. Experience the passion and skill of the master mezcaleros who have dedicated their lives to honoring and preserving the traditions of mezcal making. Salud!