La Luna Manso Sahuayo Tasting Notes

La Luna Manso Sahuayo Tasting Notes

Intro The La Luna Manso Sahuayo deserves its own little category in mezcals because it’s so high contrast with a nose and flavor that are so distinct. Details Location: Etucuaro, MichoacanAgave: Manso: Sahuayo (from Michaocan Sahuayo Agave species...
La Luna Chino Tasting Notes

La Luna Chino Tasting Notes

Details Location: Zacapendo, MichoacanAgave: Wild Agave cupreata aka ChinoMaestro Mezcalero: Patricio Arreaga PeñaLot 3ABV: 51.42%Vintage: 2019Tasting keywords: Sage, dried mint, camomile. NOM: M278C Nose It has a bright and intensely herbal nose with a bouquet...
La Luna Tequilana Tasting Notes

La Luna Tequilana Tasting Notes

Details Location: Zacapendo, MichoacanAgave: Cultivated Agave tequilana, 50% blue weber, 50% criollo Maestro Mezcalero: Edgar Perez, Sergio Cruz, and Patricio Arreaga PeñaLot 2Vintage: 2019 ABV: 50% Tasting Keywords: Rich, fall flavors NOM: M278C Buy it today...
NETA is finally here

NETA is finally here

My first inkling about NETA’s existence was six years ago after the first Mexico in a Bottle. It was a stressful day because it was our first real, honest to god public mezcal tasting, so we’d been running around putting out fires for weeks and finally had a mezcal...
Neta Tobaziche tasting notes

Neta Tobaziche tasting notes

Details Location: Miahuatlán, OaxacaAgave: Tobaziche (A. karwinskii)Maestro Mezcalero: Celso Garcia CruzQuantity: 40 litersVintage: May 2018ABV: 47.2%Tasting Keywords: Bittersweet chocolate, horchata. NOM: UncertifiedBuy it today: SOLD OUT! Nose It’s like...
Neta Madrecuixe tasting notes

Neta Madrecuixe tasting notes

Details Location: MiahuatlanAgave: Madrecuixe (A. karwinskii) Maestro Mezcalero: Grupo LogocheQuantity: 399 litersVintage: October 2016ABV: 46.7%Tasting keywords: Herbal and Jolly RancherNOM: UncertifiedBuy it today Nose A really fruity scent that reminds me of a...
Neta Espadin tasting notes

Neta Espadin tasting notes

Details Location: Miahuatlan, OaxacaAgave: Espadin Maestro Mezcalero: Candido Garcia CruzQuantity: 900 litersVintage: March 2015ABV: 49.15%Tasting keywords: Minerals and sugar. NOM: UncertifiedBuy it today Nose Part of what makes this espadin so special is its salty...
Neta Ensemble tasting notes

Neta Ensemble tasting notes

Details Location: Miahuatlan, OaxacaAgave: Ensemble of Madrecuixe, Bicuixe, and EspadínMaestro Mezcalero: Ranulfo Garcia PachechoVintage: May 2018Quantity: 800 litersABV: 49.85%Tasting keywords: bitter sweet balanceNOM: UncertifiedBuy it today Nose Cocoa powder and...

Neta Bicuixe tasting notes

Details Location: MiahuatlanAgave: Bicuixe Maestro Mezcalero: Hermogenes VasquezVintage: April 2016Quantity: 200 litersABV: 46.9%Tasting keywords: green, fresh cut brush, herbalNOM: UncertifiedBuy it today Nose Hermogenes’ bicuixe has an intensely herbal nose....