El Camino Del Pensador Joven Mezcal

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Artisan crafted

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 0705632085998
Bottle Size: 500 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

Raw Materials

Other raw material(s): Agave

Composition

C02 injected? No

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Kosher (not for Passover)
Kosher for Passover
Suitable for Vegetarians
Suitable for Ovo-lacto vegetarian

More about Pensador Joven Mezcal

Produced by: Atenogenes Garcia
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alc./vol: 48%

Proof: 96°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Mexico Mexico

Certificate
Artisan crafted
Pensador is made in the Miahuatlán region of Southern Oaxaca, Mexico, by Don Atenogenes García and his family in a distillery (Palenque) located on the Calle Pensamientos (Thoughts Road). Hence this mezcal’s name, Pensador, thinker in Spanish.
And its full name, El Camino Del Pensador, which translates as The Way Of The Thinker.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 02/05/2018

Appearance:

Crystal clear.

Aroma:

Earthy smoky wood ash and black pepper with roasted chocolaty agave and faint citrus.

Taste:

Dry, chewy dry wood smoke, cracked black pepper and light chili spice, earthiness, faint citrus and oak.

Aftertaste:

Pleasing spiced smoky finish reveals a flavour best described as metallic citrus with subtle but robust black pepper spice.

Overall:

With its assertive earthy smokiness, peppery spice and 48% alc./vol strength, Pensador is a robust and characterful mezcal with woody notes – despite its being joven.

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