EL LOBO DE LA SIERRA
This is the family brand of Maestro Gerardo “El Lobo” Peńa. Producer of the famed Puntas of La Venenosa, Lobo practices minimally invasive farming and works meticulously clean at his distillery. His “vinos” are as bright as his personality.
RAICILLA a.k.a. VINO DE LECHUGILLA a.k.a. VINO DE CERRO
Raicilla is a historic category of agave spirits from the state of Jalisco, which offers a vast diversity of maguey. The expansive terroir, along with a unique confluence of cultures and large variety of still types, gives us an experience that is an incredible spectrum of flavor.
Don Gerardo “El Lobo” Peńa
~80% Lechugilla (A. Maximiliana), ~20% (A. Valenciana)
OVEN / FUEL
Adobe & stone / black and red oak
Mechanical and by hand
Wild fermented in oak and plastic (with bagasso)
2x in alembic of stainless steel (with bagasso)
Aroma – Eucalyptus, underripe pear, fermented dough
Taste – Nettles, bergamot, coconut shavings
Texture – Cutting, clean, enticing