Vago Aquilano Garcia Cuixe

The Schtick: Distilled by the great Aquilano Garcia using agave Karwinskii and a copper still, this batch of Cuixe is bottled by Vago (Lot A-04-C-20).

Review #1911 | Mezcal Review #185

Distiller: Aquilano Garcia

Bottler: Mezcal Vago

Brand: Mezcal Vago


ABV: 51.7% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Bright, potent, powerful. Honey, floral notes like jasmine and lavender. Wild peppers and cedar. Acidic and bright.

Taste: Rests heavy on the palate, complex with plenty going on. Slate, bell pepper, rainwater and bright fruit like apples, pears, kiwi. Creamy on the back palate, light on smoke, a bit of cedar.

Finish: Long finish that leans meaty, funky, savory and terroir driven.

Overall: Delightful. Aquilano, you produced some elegant batches.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 8

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