Bottler: El Sarao
Brand: El Sarao Oaxaca
ABV: 46.4% ABV
Nose: Rich pear, peach and honey. Musty, old books, mildly lactic. A lot of acidity, kind of that ammonia note that some weird Karwinskii can sometimes have.
Taste: Thin to medium on the palate. Sweet peach, honey, a hint of pepper and slate. Faint smoke. More complex than expected, fresh and ripe.
Finish: Short to medium finish. Sweet, creamy, fruity and a bit of earth and terroir.
Overall: Overall, pretty nice. It’s well priced for what you get, at 54.99USD or so, but it can’t compare to a cuishe from other producers I like much more. That said, it’s a great introduction to the style, at a price that hopefully makes diving down the agave rabbit hole much more enticing to the curious.
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