La Higuera Leiophyllum Sotol

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Sotolero: Gerardo Ruelas Hernandez

Appellation: Chihuahua, Mexico

Dasylirion: Leiophyllum

Sotol La Higuera Leiophyllum has notes of wet soil and ash. The pallet is meaty with notes of salami. The finish gets fruity with notes of peaches and bananas.

Sotol La Higuera Leiophyllum is produced in Aldama, Chihuahua by Master Sotolero Gerardo Ruelas. The sotol plants are cooked in an outdoor conical oven and then milled by hand with axes. The fibers are naturally fermented with wild yeasts in 1,000-liter pine vats before being double distilled in copper alembic stills. The Leiophyllum has notes of wet soil and ash. The pallet is meaty with notes of salami. The finish gets fruity with notes of peaches and bananas.

Sotol La Higuera is produced using traditional methods in Aldama, Chihuahua by Master Sotolero Gerardo Ruelas. He cooks the different varieties in an outdoor conical oven fired by wood and rocks. The Dasylirion varieties are milled by hand with axes. Fermentation occurs with wild yeast in 1,000-liter pine vats. The sotols are double distilled in copper alembic stills.