Cuishe is one of the most distinct species of agaves. It grows vertically in a single stem with leaves spreading at the top. Cuishe is difficult to harvest and work with. This agave offers tropical fruit aromas with a dry, pungent, mineral finish.
Driven by intense citrus aromas and strong minerality, this mezcal has a dry entry. Vegetal notes on the palate and a dry, smoky finish. A complex flavor profile that proves very enjoyable.
On the steep hillsides of Oaxaca, Guerrero and Durango, Mexico, agaves grow wild and are highly sought after by local mezcaleros. These varieties of agave are very aromatic, with rich earthy notes and a savory smoky flavor. The heart of these agaves is extracted to produce a mezcal of extreme refinement.
At Bozal, they believe that a wild product makes a very rich and interesting spirit.
The Spanish word, bozal, translates to "wild" or "untamed", referring to the wild species of agave.