Appearance : Pure & clean, Medium, Color Translucent.
Nose : The nose is balanced, multifaceted and intriguing.
Elegant, aromatic, and concentrated.
Palate : Sweetness Semi-sweet. Bold flavor and feel. Round, complex and rich. Harmonious, multifaceted & lively. Assertive & balanced. Delightful, long and lasting.
Xicaru, the Zapotec word for beautiful, reflects Fernando Santibañez’s desire to share a traditionally produced mezcal that is approachable and distinct. Using his grandmother’s recipe, Fernando makes small batches of Xicaru Mezcal with time-honored methods at a palenque in Matatlán, Oaxaca.