Mezcal Union El Viejo
Mezcal Unión El Viejo – Uniting Tradition and Mastery
Name: Mezcal Unión El Viejo
Age: NAS (Non-Age Statement)
Region: Oaxaca, Mexico
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 45%
Embarking on a journey of indigenous craftsmanship and tradition, Mezcal Unión El Viejo emerges from the revered lands of Oaxaca, Mexico. This divine elixir symbolizes unity and tradition, crafted by the harmonious blend of two agave varieties – Espadín and Cirial, the latter of which is harvested wild, thus infusing each bottle with the wild spirit of Mexican terroir.
A symphonic encounter awaits as you delve into the bouquet of this Mezcal, with a prominent aroma of roasted agave enveloping the senses, evoking the traditional earthen pits in which the agave hearts are roasted. Trailing behind are the subtle notes of smoke and a sweet fragrance reminiscent of wildflowers and pine, offering a rich and complex aromatic profile that promises a rewarding tasting journey.
Upon the first sip, an intricate dance of flavors unveils itself, where the vibrant notes of ripe tropical fruits meet the grounded earthiness, creating a rich and complex profile. Delicate undertones of almond and pine emerge gracefully, accompanied by a symphony of herbal notes, showcasing the complex and rich biodiversity of the region it hails from. The mesquite wood used in the production lends a gentle smokiness that balances the sweet, ripe fruit notes, offering a palate both rustic and refined.
The finish is long and mesmerizing, where the sweetness of agave lingers, intertwined with a mature and sophisticated smokiness that speaks of its craft. A hint of minerality surfaces, bringing a refreshing end to the tasting journey, leaving a memorable impression of the rich Mexican terroir in every sip.
Food Pairing Recommendations
Mezcal Unión El Viejo lends itself brilliantly to a variety of gastronomic experiences. Pair it with dishes rich in spices, such as a traditional Mexican mole, to complement its complex flavor profile. It also pairs wonderfully with grilled meats, offering a harmonious combination with the smoky notes of the mezcal.
Each bottle is a testament to community and craftsmanship, as Mezcal Unión takes pride in supporting local growers and promoting sustainable practices. The mezcalero masters employ ancestral techniques handed down through generations to craft this artisanal spirit, creating a bottle that carries the very essence of Mexican culture and unity.
Savor the rich heritage and unity encapsulated in a bottle of Mezcal Unión El Viejo, exclusively brought to you by Third Base Market & Spirits. Engage in a rich tasting experience, diving deep into the heart of Mexico with each sip, as you celebrate unity and tradition through the unique lens of this exquisite mezcal.