|Brand||El Jolgorio Mezcal|
|City||Lachigui, San Luis del Rio, San Pedro Quiatoni, Santa Maria Zoquitlan, Santiago Matatlan|
|Type||Aged in Glass|
"El Jolgorio", translating to "the revelry", is a mezcal brand deeply rooted in the small festivals of remote Oaxacan villages. Established in 2010 by the Cortés family, the brand represents a collective of sixteen families across ten different Oaxacan regions. Each bottle is hand-marked with batch-specific details, connecting the drinker to the family behind the expression. Notably, El Jolgorio introduced a limited edition Ancestral mezcal in 2017, featuring their first female Master Mezcalera, Justina Ruiz Perez. This Ancestral mezcal, distilled from 100% Agave Coyote, is part of their annual Edicion Especial releases, showcasing rare and highly sought-after agave. El Jolgorio is a celebration of tradition, community, and the art of mezcal.
El Jolgorio’s products are some of the best I’ve tried, and this espadin is no different. Quite smooth for 47%, with notes of baked agave and citrus, and a bit of pepper. Not so much smoke so the real flavors can really shine.
Sugary, earthy, smell of agave. I really like El Jolgorio mezcals and their espadin is one of my favorite espadins for sipping. Not too much smoke and has a nice spice to it