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Three varieties of corn - Xnuk Nal, Ts’íit Bakal and Nal T’eel - displayed in a rattan basket at the home of farmer Nazario Poot Palomo in Xoy, Yucatán, Mexico on Wednesday, December 06, 2023. Poot has been supplying GRAN MAIZAL with varieties of corn for five years. GRAN MAIZAL is a Mexican whisky made with ancient varieties of corn from the Yucatán Peninsula, including the oldest recognized lineage in the scientific community: Nal T’eel, and rested with vanilla pods and cacao nibs. It was founded by Cesar Ayala and Gonzalo de la Pezuela in 2020. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus