Del Maguey Wild Papalome - San Pedro Teozacoalco Single Village Mezcal

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 6 18397 20121 6
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper

More about Del Maguey Wild Papalome

Produced by: Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal
Owned by: Del Maguey Ltd
UK distribution by: Amathus Drinks Plc
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alc./vol: 45%

Proof: 90°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Mexico Mexico

Part of Del Maguey’s Vino De Mezcal series, this mezcal is produced only using wild Papalometl, a variety of maguey named in Nahuatl for the butterfly (papalotl). Its scientific name is agave Cupreata and it resembles a giant Tobala maguey.
Del Maguey Wild Papalome is made by Fernando Caballero Cruz at San Pedro Teozacoalco Village in the Mixteca Alta region using a stainless pot still with a clay condenser and Carrizo (Mexican bamboo) tube.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 01/08/2015

Appearance:

(sample bottle Lot: PAP-131) Crystal clear.

Aroma:

Meaty and woody with leather, smoke and cracked black pepper. More subtle black berry, black olive and pomegranate notes.

Taste:

Smoky bacon, maple syrup with mushroom, leather, cracked black pepper spice, sweet black olives and cleansing acidity.

Aftertaste:

Smoked leather and streaky bacon with black pepper spice.

Overall:

Savoury, meaty and leathery with black olive and cleansing smoke and peppery spice.

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