Nucano Mezcal Joven won the Silver Medal in the National Contest of Mezcals in 2016. Its made with agave Espadin, and has notes of earth and firewood.Nucano Joven is made with 100% agave Espadin in San Dionisio Ocotepec. It is double distilled in a copper still, and agave hearts are used for alcohol adjustment to bring this to 40% ABV. This mezcal was the winner of the Silver Medal in the National Contest of Mezcals in 2016. It is highly fragrant with aromas of sweet agave, vanilla, and almond. It has tasting notes of fresh earth and recently fired wood.Mezcal Nucano is an artisanal mezcal produced in the region of San Dionisio Ocotepec, Oaxaca. Their batches are always limited to ensure artisanal production, and they are made by a 5th generation mezcalero who helps to bring old-world mezcal production into modern times. They make an Anejo, Reposado, and several Joven mezcals that feature different silvestre agave. They are entirely Oaxacan owned and operated.