Nacional Mezcal Tobala
Nacional Mezcal Tobala at Third Base Market & Spirits
At Third Base Market & Spirits, we are committed to offering our clientele an unparalleled array of fine spirits. It is within this context that we are thrilled to feature Nacional Mezcal Tobala, an exquisite representation of artisanal mezcal at its finest. Hailing from the diverse terrain of Oaxaca, Mexico, this mezcal embodies both the heritage of its native landscape and the skillful craftsmanship of its makers.
- Name: Nacional Mezcal Tobala
- Type: Mezcal (Agave Potatorum)
- Age: Joven (Unaged)
- Region: Oaxaca, Mexico
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): Around 47-49%, depending on the batch
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
The liquid possesses an impeccably clear, translucent quality, with a slightly viscous character—a testament to its purity and full-bodied nature.
The nose reveals an intoxicating tapestry of herbal undertones, such as fresh sage and thyme, complemented by a subtle hint of earthy loam and wet limestone. Floral notes of lavender and orange blossom emerge as secondary layers, adding complexity to the aromatic profile.
At first sip, the Tobala agave's distinguished richness is immediately evident. It opens up with a mélange of vegetal and mineral flavors—imagine fresh-cut grass intertwined with a delicate stoniness. Mid-palate, the flavor evolves, giving way to more tropical fruit undertones like pineapple and guava, balanced with the warmth of white pepper and a slight smokiness that is both rustic and refined.
The finish is exceptionally long and flavorful, with a gentle warmth that persists. It closes on a more savory note, with a dash of salinity and the lingering taste of fresh herbs and sweet agave nectar.
Despite its complexity, Nacional Mezcal Tobala offers a remarkably smooth and velvety mouthfeel, likely a result of its artisanal production methods, which include traditional pit-roasting and natural fermentation.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
Nacional Mezcal Tobala is an extraordinarily refined expression of what artisanal mezcal can aspire to be. Its complexity and depth make it ideal for savoring neat in a copita or snifter to fully appreciate its nuanced flavors. Given its premium quality and limited availability, it is a treasure for the true mezcal or agave spirit connoisseur.
Being a product of wild Tobala agave, which takes a long time to mature, this mezcal is produced in limited quantities. As such, it is highly sought after and we recommend securing a bottle while supplies last.
For those who value the intricate balance between tradition and innovation in the realm of fine spirits, Nacional Mezcal Tobala is a compelling experience not to be missed. It is, without a doubt, a sterling example of the artistry and passion that go into creating world-class mezcal. Available now at Third Base Market & Spirits, this is an exclusive opportunity to taste a true work of art in the mezcal world.