Distiller: Artemio Garcia Cruz
Bottler: Maguey Melate
Brand: Maguey Melate
ABV: 50% ABV
Nose: Extremely complex – lots going on here. Bright cream sweetness, paint, varnish, some savory earthy notes, salinity and a hint of garlic. Interesting.
Taste: Rich and viscous on the palate. Tons of sweet cream, honey, rock candy. Pairs nicely with pepper, a rising bread note, clay, salinity and some minerality. Super savory.
Finish: Long finish, quite a bit of ash, smoke, salinity, cedar and an interesting earthiness. The sweetness is fading a bit, a hint of that paint note remaining.
Overall: Reminds me of Campero’s Sierra Negra I love – there’s such a combination of sweetness, fun acrid notes, smoke and a long savory finish. Love it.
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