Aged: 4 months
Product of: Mexico
A Special Edition Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal distilled in San Luis Del Rio in Oaxaca. Unusually, this mezcal was aged (or ‘finished’) for 2,976 hours/124 days in American oak barrels which for 20 years previously held Stitzel Weller Wheated Bourbon. Released in 2014, 1530 bottles were produced
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 01/08/2015
(sample Lot. CF SLR-126/128) Clear, very faint straw yellow tinge.
Burnt oatcakes, floral (honeysuckle) and pink grapefruit zest. Dried and smoked meaty notes.
Citrus zest, minerally with salty smoked dry oak notes. Very faint nutty bourbon richness.
Salty, smoky bacon and lightly woody finish.
Smoky bacon, chalky mineralality, sea salt and spicy oak. A tad overly salty perhaps.