Hernández Melchor and his family work in Santa Ana del Río, Tlacolula, Oaxaca. This soil has varying characteristics. Its color and consistency vary from one area to the next. The high calcium content makes it well-suited for agriculture when fertilized regularly.
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|Base Ingredients||100% agave Espadín grown at 5200 feet ASL on mountains, very rocky soil with a high calcium content|
|Processing||Agave is wood-roasted in conical hornos and crushed in a mule-drive tahona|
|Fermentation||Fermented on milled solids in pine tanks|
|Still Type||Direct flame-heated copper pot stills|
|Distiller||Familia Hernández Melcho (since 2001)|