5 Sentidos Candelillo

The Schtick: Distilled by Felix Jinez Macedas for Cinco Sentidos as an entry to their La Coleccion Mixteca collection, this Candelillo (Karwinskii) was produced on steel in Puebla.

Review #1874 | Mezcal Review #180

Distiller: Felix Jinez Macedas

Bottler: Cinco Sentidos

Brand: Cinco Sentidos


ABV: 46.9% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Vegetal and interesting – celery salt, tomato, faint nuttiness, pepper, cream.

Taste: Sweet and citrus forward. Pepper, some clay, earthy soil.

Finish: Long, ashy, soil forward and loaded with creme, salt, pepper, some faint vegetal notes and ash.

Overall: Wow – the celery salt note here is super fun and really intrigues my palate. The combination of vegetal notes, salinity and soil works really well here.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7

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