Introducing the Cupreata Collection, an exceptional array of artisanal mezcals that pay tribute to the beguiling agave Cupreata, also known as Papalote or Maguey de Guerrero. Hailing from the rugged terrains of Guerrero, Michoacán, and other surrounding regions in Mexico, this collection showcases the distinct characteristics of the Cupreata agave and the time-honored practices of mezcal craftsmanship.
Cupreata is one of the more confusing names in the agave world. Varieties includePapalometl, Papalote, Ancho, papalome, chino, yaabendisi (mixteco), cimarrón, tuchi.
The Cupreata Collection features:
Cupreata Joven: A bright and unaged mezcal that highlights the inherent flavors of the Cupreata agave, offering a lush and fruity profile with hints of tropical fruits, fresh herbs, and a gentle smokiness. Ideal for sipping neat or crafting innovative mezcal cocktails.
Cupreata Madurado: A distinguished mezcal rested in stainless steel or glass containers for several months, allowing the spirit to mellow and develop greater complexity. The maturation process enhances the Cupreata agave's fruity essence and imparts a refined texture.
Cupreata Reposado: Expertly aged in oak barrels for up to a year, this mezcal has a lovely amber hue and a deep, warm flavor profile. The oak aging contributes notes of caramel, toasted nuts, and sweet spices, which beautifully complement the fruity and earthy Cupreata agave qualities.
Cupreata Ensamble: A harmonious blend of mezcals distilled from Cupreata and other agave varieties, this ensemble creates a kaleidoscope of flavors, with each agave's distinctive attributes intertwining and enhancing one another for a rich, layered, and memorable experience.
Cupreata Tobalá Blend: A rare and enchanting fusion of the wild Cupreata and Tobalá agaves, this mezcal offers a fascinating interplay of flavors. The Cupreata's fruity and herbal tones are perfectly balanced by the Tobalá's gentle floral and sweet undertones, culminating in a truly extraordinary spirit.
The Cupreata Collection invites you to delve into the captivating world of the Cupreata agave and discover the alluring aromas, flavors, and stories that define this remarkable plant. Experience the dedication and artistry of the master mezcaleros who have committed to preserving and honoring the traditions of mezcal production. Salud!