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Espina Negra Tobalá 750ML

Espina Negra Tobalá 750ML

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Espina Negra Tobalá 750ML: A Refined Sip of Wilderness

"The Essence of Wild Agave Tobalá"

Espina Negra Tobalá is a rare gem among mezcals, crafted meticulously from the wild agave Tobalá. Found in the lush landscapes of Santa Ana del Rio, Oaxaca, these agaves are known for their small size and the extended period of 10-12 years they require to reach full maturity. This slow growth process is what imparts Espina Negra Tobalá with its distinct, deeply refined flavor profile, making each 750ML bottle a precious reserve of taste and tradition.

"Generational Mastery: The Cruz Molina Heritage"

Behind every bottle of Espina Negra Tobalá lies the rich legacy of the Cruz Molina family, guardians of mezcal-making tradition for over four generations. Working the fields of Santa Ana del Rio, this family has mastered the art of transforming the modest agave into an exquisite mezcal. Their dedication to preserving traditional methods and their deep connection to the land is what makes Espina Negra Tobalá not just a mezcal, but a legacy in liquid form.

"Savoring the Unique: A Taste of Oaxacan Wilderness"

Espina Negra Tobalá is more than a mezcal; it's an experience. Each sip transports you to the heart of Oaxaca, letting you savor the wild spirit of the agave Tobalá. The mezcal’s flavor is as unique as its origin – a harmonious blend of earthy, floral, and subtly sweet notes, encapsulating the essence of the Oaxacan wilderness. It’s a drink for those who appreciate the rare, the authentic, and the story behind every bottle.

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We try to keep the store as updated as possible, but we always get new shipments. So if you don't see what you are looking for, send an email, and we'll check to see what Moose is hiding in the back room.

What is the difference between Tequila & Mezcal?

Tequila is a type of mezcal, much like how scotch and bourbon are types of whiskey.

Tequila and mezcal are both types of agave-based spirits that are popular in Mexico, but there are some key differences between the two. Tequila is made exclusively from the blue agave plant, which is primarily grown in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, about 40 miles northwest of Guadalajara. Mezcal, on the other hand, can be made from any type of agave plant, and is often made using traditional, labor-intensive methods.

One of the most noticeable differences between tequila and mezcal is their flavor. Tequila is typically smooth and subtle, with hints of fruit and spices, while mezcal has a more complex, smoky flavor that comes from the roasting of the agave hearts before they are fermented and distilled.

Another difference between the two spirits is their production process. Tequila is typically made using modern industrial methods, while mezcal is often produced using traditional techniques that have been passed down for generations. This can give mezcal a more authentic, artisanal character.

In general, tequila is considered to be a more refined and sophisticated spirit, while mezcal is often viewed as a more rustic and traditional drink. Both are popular in Mexico and are enjoyed around the world, so the best way to decide which one you like is to try them both and see which one suits your tastes.

Where do you ship to?

Currently, we only ship within California.

Our rates are applicable for orders up to six bottles.

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California Proposition 65 Warning

Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects. 
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