2017 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Del Maguey Single Village San Pablo Ameyaltepec Papalote Mezcal (Mexico), 47% abv, $99.00

96
Extraordinary,
Ultimate Recommendation

Tasting Notes:

One of the first mezcals from Puebla available in the U.S., it opens up with an intensely floral nose that’s more heady than pretty. On the palate, it’s deeply spiced with a funky, cheesy quality and a mineral finish.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Mezcal Last Word: 4½ Stars, Drop Dead Delicious
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