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Life is a funny thing – sometimes you’re having fun and other times not so much but, in the end, we’re all going to "fall off the horse".
We know it, you know it and Federico Lorca knew it when he wrote The Horseman’s song where a horseman is Lejana Y Sola – far away and alone – knowing he will expire before he reaches his destination. The folks at Lejana Y Sola were inspired by the poem and thought, you know what, life does have an expiration date but there’s nothing like an artisanally-made Mezcal, made the old fashioned way, to help you focus on the present and just enjoy whatever it offers you in the moment. Carpe Diem, right?
Leyana Y Sola Mezcal is made with ancient methods without using any electricity. It’s an intriguing blend of Espadin agave and the rare and wild Cuishe agave that get roasted in a stone-lined fire pit over oak before being crushed by a horse-drawn tahona and fermented in wooden tanks. It's double distilled in copper alembic – ancient pot stills used since 2000 BC – at a small family-owned Palenque in the mountainous city of Lachilá, 2 hours from Oaxaca City. You can tell that at Leyana Y Sola, they really put the passion in their work ‘cuz that flavor is indescribable – very faint smoke is perfectly balanced with sweet agave, spices, earthy, and musky flavors. And it drinks so smoothly, it’s almost dangerous. But hey, life is short, right? Don’t waste it on average-tasting Mezcal.
Appearance / Color
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Lightly smoky and sweet with aromas of agave.
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Well-balanced and smoky with sweet agave, spices, earthy, and mineral flavors.
Smooth and lingering
The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Lejana Y Sola Mezcal Artesanal and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.
We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.