Derrumbes Michoacan Mezcal

70cl / 46%
Derrumbes Michoacan Mezcal
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Mezcal Derrumbes Michoacan is an exotic combination of rich, pungent agaves and ancient production techniques. Made using a combination of Cupreata and Cenizo agave, cooked in an underground pit, this shows excellent balance between fruity and herbal notes.
Country
Mexico

Derrumbes Michoacan Mezcal Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Billy A

    Nose: Sharp vegetal notes: ferns, fresh cut grass and pine needles. It also has a sweet, almost Chinese-style sweetcorn soup, note, with nail varnish remover and wood ash. There are touches of white wine vinegar, without although without the acid hit that suggests, and freshly cracked stone.

    Palate: Intense agave pepper and sweet fruit to start, quickly calming to a mineral-heavy, sweet tropical fruit juice character, although with a strong, agave pepperiness and the woody smoke from the nose.

    Finish: Long, with stones, camp fires and apples.

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Very different to the Oaxaca, Derrumbes Michoacan is initially more subtle.

    Fresh on the nose, you find notes of green apple and runner beans before more perfumed, floral notes appear. These more delicate aromas give way to a pungent sweetness, ripe pears, and notes of pine and a hint of smokiness.

    On the palate, you initially detect sweet characters, parma violets and honey but these are soon overpowered by a dry spiciness fostered by a stringent smoky character.

    On the finish, the dryness eventually gives way to a more sweet character that leaves a very pleasant mouthfeel.

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  • 5
    20 February 2016

    Very good