Marca Negra Dobadan

The Schtick: Also known as Mexicano, Agave Dobodan is used to produce this release by Alberto Ortiz for Mezcal Marca Negra. Distilled in Santa Maria La Pila, this is Batch XAO014-17. Bottle 450/890. Let’s dive in!

Review #1602 | Mezcal Review #117

Distiller: Alberto Ortiz

Bottler: Mezcal Marca Negra

Brand: Mezcal Marca Negra


ABV: 47.9% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Rich vanilla bean, cream, praline, pepper and some pineapple. Roasty agave is front and center. Enticing.

Taste: Thick, rich, mouth feel. Lots of honey, pepper, pineapple, melon and jalapeño pepper. Really complex, lots going on.

Finish: Long and exceptional. Minerality steps in to pair with faint ash, some smoke, some pear and pineapple. Excellent agave character, really roasty character.

Overall: Whew, this is downright lovely. I could drink this all day. This shows off so much great Mexicano character, in a way that just jives with my palate.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7

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