HPSepicurean, the exclusive importer for Marca Negra, announces the release of two special bottlings of handcrafted, authentic Marca Negra Mezcal. Two award-winning selections from San Luis del Rio, Tlacolula, Oaxaca, Mexico. Double-distilled in copper pot stills using traditional methods past down from generation to generation of master distillers.
- Espadin Marca Negra Mezcal: 3,150 bottles. Distilled October 2012 by master distiller, Abel Nolasco Velasco. Nose is smoky and spicy with a hint of moist wood and a spot of mint. Palate is herbal, smooth and smoky with spicy pepper. Sweet, dry and fruity on the lips. Gold Medal, Beverly Hills International Spirits Awards 2013; Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits 2012
- Tobala Marca Negra Mezcal: 1,250 bottles. Distilled November 2012 by master distiller, Jorge Mendez. Nose of clove and cinnamon spice and grassy, vegetal notes. Palate of ripe, tropical fruit with hints of exotic vegetation. Long finish, smoky and delicate. Double Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits 2012