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Nacional 1938 Ensemble

Brand: Mezcal Nacional

Varietal: 50 espadin 50 Cirial

State: Oaxaca

Distillations: 2

ABV: 46.2

NOM: O349X

Mezcalero: Celso Martinez Lopez

Roast: Underground conical oven cooked with mesquite

Crush: Horse drawn tahona

Still: Copper alambique

Fermentation: Open air pine vats fermented with wild yeast

Notes: Named "1938" for the year that Mexico nationalized its oil and gas reserves, the label also presents an oil derrick to reinforce the point.