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Just one more thing to love about mezcal — all the answers are not necessarily there. In the book, I actually have jabali as a varietal under both A. Are fruits or poleo wild mint added for flavor? EHD September 19, at durangfnsis This is so interesting.

Gentry’s Durango-Zacatecas Agave (Agave durangensis) in the Agaves Database –

I was hoping you could direct me towards that academic paper cited in your chart of agave names. The mark of a true investigative spirit is to provoke more questions than the answers you set out to provide. Roasted in a lava rock lined pit underground using oak, mesquite and acacia for 3 days Fermentation: And therefore, am I double counting in my list? Is it made from a tobala, Karwinsky, madrecuixe agave.

Thanks for the thoughts. I have a bottle of Rey Campero Jabali where the label indicates the species is Agave Convallis, just thought I should pass that along.


I got to try it before I bought it and from what I could tell the olla de barro distillation was imparting its own flavor into the mix, because it tasted very similar not the same, though! But in this game, kerchovi could be accurate too so keep your eyes out! It is a very difficult subject to master, but with a collective effort, we can make strides. This has all been updated, with many more agave varietals, in my new book!

It is my compilation after much inquiry, research, poking around, a tidbit here, a tidbit there. And, they have different names for the same plant. Variation was found in the seed weight 0. Is there an official list?

I have seen 16, 23, 28 and And I will keep fighting the fight for artisanal mezcals. Help me, help you. Strap on your agave nerd hat!

[Mass propagation of Agave durangensis Gentry] [1998]

I just bought a mezcal labeled as cuela by the brand 9 espiritus, I was told it is quite rare theres almost no info online about this variety. De Bary in Potato Solanum tuberosum L.

So they each get a place on my list. And I also recently acquired a bottle udrangensis your Pechuga — fantastic! Mezcal PhD March 8, at 3: So while the exact number is hard to pin down, […].

[Mass propagation of Agave durangensis Gentry]

If it were produced in exactly the same way by the same producer, do you think the resulting mezcal would be the same? The fact that the information is so hard to come by just adds to the seductive nature of this spirit.


Fernando Cuadra July 30, at 3: In any case all I could find online about cuela is that its also being made by a brand called gwidor, and some news article about mezcaleros dumping their mezcal on the ground in duranyensis mentions cuela as well.

So here is my list of 47 unique species, varieties, sub-varieties or sub-species of agave from which mezcal is made.

I have not heard of it durahgensis that happens with regularity in the mezcal varietals world. Under the new laws, all mezcal production must be certified in order to sell or export it.

Your madrecuixe is special! And of course, we have already shared a mezcal in the past…. Where is the water from that is used in the distillation process? The NORMA lists only 5 of the common varieties of agave from which mezcal can be made, such as espadin and tobala.