Agave Angustifolia / Espadin native to the state of Oaxaca, is the most commonly used agave in mezcal due to its properties of high production, sugars, weight and volume. Notes of this agave vary depending on the region of Oaxaca it is cultivated from. Our Mezcal Machetazo Espadin 45% has floral and fruit note presence with a light silky texture. These tones are influenced by the sub-tropical climate where the distillery is located. The Espadin Agaves reaches maturity and an ideal sugar concentration between 8-12 years and are cooked in an earthen oven releasing aromas of roasted fruit.