Alipús San Andrés 2010 Mezcal

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 47.9%

Proof: 95.8°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Mexico Mexico

Distilled in 2010 with 100% Agave Espadín (Agave Angustifolia) from the Valley of Miahuatlan, Oaxaca (arid, calciferous soil) by Don Valente García Juárez in Xitlapehua village, Miahuatlan, Oaxaca. Fermented using wild yeast in open cypress vats and double distilled in a 280 litre copper pot still.

The Alipús brand is owned by Los Danzantes who’s Production Manager, Hector Vásquez Abarca oversees production by palenqueros (mezcal producers) in a number few villages to produce mezcals under the Alipus name.

Review and Tasting


Sampled before 1st May 2011

Appearance:

(batch SJR001/11) Crystal clear.

Aroma:

Delicately smoky green apple skin with char-cauliflower, amaretti biscuits and crispy bacon.

Taste:

Slightly sweet, faintly perfumed, delicately smoked palate with sweet tar.

Aftertaste:

Herbaceous, lingering smoky, charcoal finish.

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