This Pin was discovered by Martin Molina. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Media in category “Agave durangensis”. The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Agave durangensis ().jpg Agave durangensis ist eine Pflanzenart aus der Gattung der Agaven (Agave). Ein englischer Trivialname ist „Gentry´s Durango-Zacatecas Agave“.

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Do you know, if it is on this list, what the Penca Verde might otherwise be known as? AJPS Most popular papers.

Durangensis | Mezcal Reviews

Each of these villages are duranyensis different altitudes, have slightly different climates, different soil conditions, different technologies copper or clay pot stills different methods and traditions handed down through the generations, as well as their own unique set of wild yeasts.

Mezcal PhD March 8, at 3: Mezcal, on the other hand can be made from many types of agave.

The fact that the information is so hard to come by just adds to the seductive nature of this spirit. The agave matters as do so many other factors. Agave Durangensis This wild agave, know locally as agave cenizo, grows in the high plateau of Durango. And I will keep fighting the fight for artisanal mezcals.


I will do some digging on your comments and see where it leads. Each pair is essentially comprised of the same grape, but the wines they represent are often very different.

Hello, I enjoy your list, but I want to suggest additions. I have some feedback, since you offered. Mezcal PhD April 10, at 3: For example, with the species Agave American L.

So here is my list of 47 unique species, varieties, sub-varieties or sub-species of agave from which mezcal is made.

I am confident there are errors here. Sorry the slow reply — I was in Oaxaca! And I avave recently acquired a bottle of your Pechuga — fantastic! Mezcal PhD September 4, at It is a very difficult subject to master, but with a collective effort, we can make strides.

Jonathan Barbieri March 4, at 2: Please tell me where I can buy this book. Adam J January 29, at 8: I cannot say I have heard of that one. You guys make good stuff.

[Mass propagation of Agave durangensis Gentry] [1998]

Every mezcal is different, like wine. There are many parallels in the case of wine: And on down the line.


And what about that […]. This has all been updated, with many more agave varietals, in my new book! Depending on how complete you want your list to be, you should include other brands that make the same type of mezcal, considering some of these are rarer than duranensis.

I have a theory regarding the relationship between the many Zapotec and Spanish names commonly associated with individual species and the unique flavor profiles that each produces. References [ 1 ] J. I put up my first post on this topic in May, but I have learned more since then and this list is better. Mezcal PhD September 20, at 2: It is funny that you mention Penca Verde. Therefore, should we durangesis things like tobasiche and madrecuixe to be truly different varieties of agave from which mezcal is made????


Hard to find this information otherwise. And his father before him. Mezcal PhD January 30, at 1: