Pluma Negra Espadín Mezcal (Black Label)

$46.99

This product is available in: CA, FL, IL, NE, NH, ND Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Size750mL Proof96 (48% ABV)
This expression is crafted with Espadín agaves by Maestro Mezcalero Rodolfo Hernández using traditional methods, passed down through generations. The fresh profile of this 96-proof sipping mezcal makes it super approachable.

This product is available in: CA, FL, IL, NE, NH, ND Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

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About Pluma Negra Espadín Mezcal (Black Label)

Pluma Negra Mezcal hails from the town of San Juan del Rio in Oaxaca, Mexico. It is there, in the cradle of the famous Mexican spirit, that Maestro Mezcalero Rodolfo Hernández crafts the delicious drink. Himself belonging to the 3rd generation of mezcaleros, the Hernández family has been in the business for 45 years, employing traditional methods. The tahona mill is pulled by a donkey, the juice ferments in pine barrels, and copper pots are used in distillation. The Pluma Negra or "black feather" lineup consists of 4 expressions: the white and black label Mezcal Espadín, the Tobalá, and the Tepeztate.

Espadín is a common type of agave that grows in Oaxaca. The Pluma Negra Espadín Mezcal (Black Label) is crafted with 100% Espadín agaves that take between 7 and 10 years to fully mature at an elevation of around 3,800ft. Harvested by hand with machetes, the hearts are then cooked underground in earth ovens. After the cooked agaves are ground using a donkey-pulled mill, the pulp is left to ferment for 8 to 15 days in pine barrels using wild fermentation, before being double-distilled in a copper-pot still. Bottled at 96 proof, it boasts a fresh, citrusy, and fruity profile that is designed for sipping and goes particularly well with smoked fish.

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About Mezcal

Mezcal is a distilled spirit made from roasted agave plants between two days and two weeks, which gives it a distinct smokey flavor.
What scotch is for whisk(e)y, mezcal is for tequila.


It can be made from different types of agave in different parts of Mexico, but most of it (60%) comes from the state of Oaxaca. Mezcal offers a large diversity of flavor profiles and ranges between 40 and 55% ABV.


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Fresh and light, the nose has lime, pear, and apple notes with a touch of nuts and herbs. Equally fruity on the palate, there are notes of citrus and olives. Finishes long and refreshing with lingering notes.
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