Del Maguey Wild Papalome - San Pedro Teozacoalco Single Village Mezcal

Difford's Guide

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.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 01/08/2015


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


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


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


Smoked leather and streaky bacon with black pepper spice.


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

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 618397201216
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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