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Helmed by Romulo Sanchez Parada, this family collective chose the name Rey Campero, meaning “King of the Countryside”, to reflect the relationship between the landscape and those who work so tirelessly to harvest the magueys from this challenging terrain. With over 70 years of combined experience, Rey Campero represents the culture and tradition of Candelaria Yegolé, a small village in Zoquitlán, a municipality nestled within Oaxaca’s southern mountain range, the Sierra Sur.
Tepextate comes from Agave marmorata. White flowers and yellow pepper lay the foundation for an expressive mid-palate of coriander, lawn clippings and banana leaf, with a textbook Tepextate finish of jalapeño and Sichuan peppercorn.