Largo 375 mL – Antonio “Conejo” Carlos Martínez

$65.00

**MEZCALERO OF JUNE 2019**

100% MAGUEY LARGO (TOBAZICHE)

DISTILLED BY: Antonio Carlos Martínez

ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 47.7%

CITY OF ORIGIN: Santa Catarina Minas

AGAVE MATURITY: 12 years, wild

TIME IN EARTH OVEN: 5 days

GRINDER METHOD: Electric Mill

FERMENTATION VAT TYPE: Wood

FERMENTATION DURATION: 20 natural, 9 DAYS vat

WATER SOURCE: River

STILL TYPE: Clay pot

NUMBER OF DISTILLATIONS: 2

LITERS PRODUCED: 80

BATCH NUMBER: 1

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Based on the overwhelming popularity of Conejo’s Barril featured in the club back in June of 2019, we bottled up another one his Karwinskiis. Well, two actually. 

Most producers in Minas tell us that Marteño and Largo are the same plant that have been reproduced in two different ways, providing two different flavor profiles. The cultivated Marteño is unique to Santa Catarina Minas and the name comes from a nearby village called Santa Marta. Largo, meaning large, is what many locals call the largest karwinskii, Tobaziche. 

If you want to do an advanced tasting flight, we have three karwinskiis, all from the same producer, all in clay pot, all distilled in the same month. See if you can distinguish the different profiles in each.

Search the Maguey Melate facebook page by “Conejo” and see all of our June 2019 content related to this producer.

Antonio Carlos Martínez

AKA “Conejo”
(Mezcalero of June 2019 – Barril
)

Known locally as Conejo, this third generation mezcalero from Minas is the first in his family to own his own palenque. Over the last three years, his palenque grew from one tina to four paralleling his local popularity in the mezcal space. To his knowledge, his product has never made it north of the border by means other than a suitcase until now. He is known in Oaxaca centro as a fun, light hearted, welcoming mezcalero who offers an unforgettable tasting room experience. It’s very apparent that he is extremely connected to his community, his workers, his family, and his faith as you will see in the videos below.

 

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