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Del Maguey Crema de Mezcal is made with 80% mezcal from San Luis Del Rio, mixed with 20% pure agave syrup, so expect it to be quite sweet. As the bottle proudly proclaims, "For women only...and a few strong men".
A very modern mezcal, eschewing some traditional methods and using agave roasted in brick ovens. This leads to a more fruit led mezcal, helped along by the small ceramic stills used to produce the spirit.
Chamucos, which means devil or demon in Mexico, is made from 100% Weber Blue Agave under the watchful eye of master distiller Wilfrido Ortega Casas. A number of techniques are applied to bring the best out of these Agave plants including "playing Classical music during distillation".
A fabulous reposado, winner of a Double Gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2006. Cabo Wabo mature it in American oak casks for 4 to 6 months before bottling to add a spiciness to the tequila.