Juerte tasting notes

Juerte tasting notes

Another of Mexico’s recovered tradition, we can only dream of more that are as good as this one. Details Location: TlaxcalaAgave: A. salmianaMaestro Mezcalero: Gerónimo RosainzABV: 40%Tasting keywords: Licorice, lactic, molasses sugar. NOM: NABuy it today Nose Juerte...
Santo Cuviso bacanora tasting notes

Santo Cuviso bacanora tasting notes

Santo Cuviso is a new brand co-created by Gunther Maier and distributed in the U.S. by Preiss Imports. It is composed of three labels; a blanco, a star anise infusion, and an uvalama infusion. The base mezcal for the infusions is the blanco so you can compare them on...
Santo Cuviso Anis tasting notes

Santo Cuviso Anis tasting notes

A rich and pure infusion of star anis into Bacanora that will make you reconsider most classic anisettes. Details Location: Bacanora, SonoraAgave: A. angustifolia Haw.Maestro Mezcalero: Manuel “El Toro” ChacónABV: 40%Tasting keywords: Anis and star aniseNOM: 168Buy it...
Santo Cuviso Uvalama tasting notes

Santo Cuviso Uvalama tasting notes

Details Location: Bacanora, SonoraAgave: A. angustifolia Haw.Maestro Mezcalero: Manuel “El Toro” ChacónABV: 45%Tasting keywords: Bacanora spirit with a touch of fruit extraction.NOM: 168Buy it today Nose The uvalama opens with a slight raisiny note, just like a well...
Santo Cuviso Blanco tasting notes

Santo Cuviso Blanco tasting notes

A fantastic expression of Bacanora that hits your nose with an amazingly evocative set of scents ranging from salt water spray to mango. The flavor is completely in line giving you a physical sensation of roundness and that slight fizzy sensation that you feel from a...
Agave futures amidst COVID-19

Agave futures amidst COVID-19

No matter where you are, we’re all basically in the same situation. I write this from my incongruously peaceful shelter in place. I’ve heard from many people in the bar and spirits industries that they’re either waiting for something to happen or more busy than they...
Watch mezcal in action

Watch mezcal in action

I just saw a report that binge watching is finally declining. Could that mean that we’re finally focusing on quality cinema like the Criterion Channel? Fortunately or not, that’s not the case because it probably means that we’re leaving the house...
Doña Tules Single Barrel expressions 01, 02, 03 tasting notes

Doña Tules Single Barrel expressions 01, 02, 03 tasting notes

Recently Susan wrote about the Doña Tules Single Barrel project which is a series of three labels of Tosba mezcal aged in barrels in the US. The collaboration is something that has become standard in the whisky world but, except for sporadic projects like Wahaka’s...