Maguey Melate Ageo Cortes Sanchez Madrecuixe Lot 2

The Schtick: Ageo Cortes Sanches distilled this Madrecuixe in Miahuatlan using a refrescadera. Bottled by Maguey Melate in 2020. Let’s dive in.

Review #1787 | Mezcal Review #156

Distiller: Ageo Cortes Sanchez

Bottler: Maguey Melate

Brand: Maguey Melate


ABV: 48.6% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Pine, cedar, cream cheese frosting, toasted sesame oil, faint moss and a touch of clove.

Taste: Thin to medium mouth feel. Bright, savory, effervescent. Pepper, soy, a hint of menthol and mintiness. Fresh rainwater, crisp. Faint wintergreen.

Finish: Long, ashy finish. Sweet vanilla, rye bread, pepper and a rich earthiness.

Overall: Unique, diverse and complex, this bottling from Ageo reinforces his notoriety for producing top notch Mezcal.

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Rank: 7

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