Mezcal is known for its mystifying qualities and connection to Mexican ritual and mythology. The heritage of mezcal goes back almost 500 years and is embedded in Mexican tradition and folklore. Tres Papalote mezcal is a gift bestowed by Mother Nature, grown wild high atop the mountainside in Guerrero, Mexico. It is distilled from the WILD CUPREATA agave plant and is 100% handcrafted by the Maestro Mezcalero, using a family recipe that has been handed down from generation to generation. This cupreata agave variety offers a smooth taste with a distinguished consistency, producing a rich and lightly smoked mezcal flavor with elegant herbal and citrus notes. The entire process is vigilantly supervised by the Maestro Mezcalero to produce one of the purest spirits in the world—a spirit that delights the palet with its complex and intriguing flavor and mystical experience. The two different proofs are versatile and sippable-- pick your strength (or go for both!) and sip andmix to your heart's content-- and palate's delight.
The Bottle - "It was our intention to create an exciting bottle decoration chosen from the renowned Chicano art collection of Cheech Marin. The image on the bottle comes from a glass sculpture skillfully crafted by the artists Elinar and Jamex De La Torre. The brothers moved from Guadalajara, Mexico to California in 1972. Jamex started glass lampworking in 1977. He attended California State University at Long Beach under scholarship; he received a BFA in Sculpture in 1983. Einar started to work with glass in 1980; he also attended California State University at Long Beach. They are respected in the Chicano art community as innovators in their chosen art form. The figurine on the Tres Papalote bottle has been inspired by a glass sculpture from Cheech’s art collection. It embodies the colorful and fun loving sense of freedom which is the essence of the Tres Papalote Mezcal experience."