Rey Campero Tepextate

The Schtick: Made from wild agave strain Tepextate, this expression is mashed and left to ferment with wild yeasts before a two runs of distillation. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1312 | Mezcal Review #40

Distiller: Romulo Sanchez Parada

Bottler: Rey Campero

Brand: Rey Campero


ABV: 48.7% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Powerful. Ash, cigarette smoke, green bell pepper and onion. Faint sweetness.

Taste: Sweet with lots of cream cheese frosting, some vanilla, confectioners sugar. Pepper, ashy and acrid. Faint plastic. Lightly vegetal, almost a faint woody note.

Finish: Long, rich and sweet. Cream cheese frosting, ash, burning wood and a nice pepper note.

Overall: Wild, fun, crazy. Sweet, ashy, Fun and unique. I really enjoyed this one.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6

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