Category: Joven Mezcal
Product of: Mexico
Bottled 2010 - 100 per cent wild Agave Mexicano (Agave rodacantha) from the Valles Centrales, naturally fermented in open pine vats and then double distilled in copper pot stills.
Sampled on 01/02/2011
Pungent with acetone, pine cone, smoking embers and earthy aromas.
Full bodied palate explodes in the mouth (even when diluted back to approx. 42%) with woody stewed spinach, chicory smoke, clove spice and agave.
Cracked black pepper and smoky bacon notes linger.
Closure: Natural cork stopper