Raicilleros: Don Ruben Peña and Don Manuel Salcedo
Appellation: Sierra Occidental, Jalisco, Mexico
17 years ago, Manuel and Ruben began their joined farming project. Two adjacent farms that they work on together. Agave Maxemiliana is the focus with four Americanas planted to identify the property line. These Americanas grew into massive agave with the largest piña weighing in at 880 kgs. Harvested 2 years ago, these 4 agaves, known as Los Gigantes, were produced by Ruben and Manuel together for this one in a lifetime batch.