Casamigos Mezcal Joven (40% abv)


Casamigos brand is launching their first Mezcal; a Blanco made from 100 percent Espadin agave from Santiago Matatlán in Oaxaca, Mexico. It’s made the traditional way; twice distilled and finished with mountain spring water after 30 days. Casamigos Mezcal is balanced and elegant, offering harmonious hints of tamarind, pomegranate, banana and mango. Fresh herbal mint aromas, dried oregano and thyme lend character to the mezcal. The delicate tones of smoke, hints of licorice and mineral nuances lead to a long silky finish.

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Detailed Description

This mezcal is made from 100% espadín from Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca. The agaves are split and placed in an earthen pit lined with volcanic rocks heated by oak wood fire where they cook for 4-6 days. The cooked agaves are crushed by a horse-pulled stone tahona and the resulting aguamiel is allowed to ferment for 2-8 days. After double-distillation, the mezcal rests for 30 days before bottling at 80 proof.

Casamigos Joven Mezcal Tasting Notes

Nose: Hints of tamarind and pomegranate aromas are followed by herbal tones of fresh mint and dried oregano.

Palate: Delicate notes of smoke and black pepper lead.

Finish: Long silky finish.

Distillery Information

The label was launched in 2013,by the American actor George Clooney, nightlife entrepreneur Rande Gerber, and property developer Mike Meldman.The name Casamigos comes from the Spanish “casa” and “amigos,” house and friends, thus “house of friends.” Friends Gerber and Clooney were building their vacation homes next to each other in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, sampling tequilas together for months, and Clooney recommended they simply make their own type of tequila to taste. Bringing in Meldman, they commissioned a distillery in Jalisco, Mexico to make them a tequila that “tasted great and didn’t burn going down,” among other qualities such as little hangover and ability to drink straight or with ice. After ordering “a thousand bottles a year” from the distillery to sample for two years, they were asked by the distillery to get a business license to order the liquor as a full product. According to CNBC, the company was indeed only a private collection of tequila for the co-founders and their associates, with no intent of taking the company public.

Bulk Discount

On all orders of six (6) or more bottles of regular priced wine, you will receive a 15% discount.  You will see the price reduction reflected in your cart once you have six or more bottles of regular priced wine.

Note that this discount does not apply to already reduced wine, Craft Cellars Wine Club, or other categories of products.

Shipping & Delivery

**NOTE: Due to our packaging restrictions, shipments are sent out in quantities between 1-6 bottles.  If you wish to purchase more than 6 bottles you must place a second separate order.**

Items offered on our website are available for delivery anywhere in Alberta for a flat rate of $19.99 or you can choose to pick-up your order in store for no charge.

Delivery outside of Calgary will ship via Canada Post to eligible destinations, rates are based on bottle quantity and shipping location.

Date of delivery may vary due to carrier shipping practices, delivery location, the method of delivery, and items ordered.

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