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5 Sentidos Ensamble De 4 Plantas 750ml

5 Sentidos Ensamble De 4 Plantas 750ml

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5 Sentidos Ensamble De 4 Plantas 750ml - The field blend of Bicuixe, Madrecuixe, Espadin, and Desert Spoon (Cucharillo) is a unique creation from master distiller Atenogenes Garcia and his son Jose. This marks the first time they have incorporated wild-harvested Cucharillo (Dasylinon Serratifolium) into their production process. All four species of agaves were harvested from the same plot of land in San Isidro Guishe, Oaxaca, then roasted together in an underground oven for six days using gauche and mesquite firewood.

The roasted agaves were then crushed by a large two-ton tahona pulled by an old 1960s tractor. The resulting fibers were then fermented in two pine tanks with wild yeasts and calcium-rich well water until fermentation was completed. The mash was then double-distilled in two copper alembic stills at Atenogenes' palenque, "El Labrador," also located in San Isidro Guishe, Oaxaca.

This Ensamble De 4 Plantas is part of La Coleccion Guerrero, a curated exploration of small-batch "destilados" crafted by a selection of Guerrero's most revered "fabriqueros."

Maestro Atenogenes carefully adjusted the distillate to its current ABV using heads and tails, resulting in a well-balanced and nuanced profile. The combination of different agave species and the addition of Cucharillo create a unique flavor profile, with notes of earthy minerals, toasted wood, and a hint of sweetness.

Tasting Notes

  • The spirit has earthy and mineral notes on the nose with a hint of smokiness and toasted wood.
  • The spirit has a subtle sweetness on the palate, followed by roasted agave flavors, herbs, and spices. The addition of Cucharillo contributes to a slightly floral or fruity undertone.
  • The mouthfeel is smooth and slightly oily, with a pleasant warmth that builds over time.
  • The finish is long and satisfying, with lingering notes of roasted agave, minerals, and a hint of sweetness.

The field blend of Bicuixe, Madrecuixe, Espadin, and Desert Spoon (Cucharillo) is a well-balanced and nuanced spirit with various flavors and aromas. 

Ensamble De 4 Plantas is a testament to the Garcia family's dedication to crafting exceptional small-batch spirits using traditional methods and locally-sourced ingredients.

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      Tequila is a type of mezcal, much like how scotch and bourbon are types of whiskey.

      Tequila and mezcal are both types of agave-based spirits that are popular in Mexico, but there are some key differences between the two. Tequila is made exclusively from the blue agave plant, which is primarily grown in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, about 40 miles northwest of Guadalajara. Mezcal, on the other hand, can be made from any type of agave plant, and is often made using traditional, labor-intensive methods.

      One of the most noticeable differences between tequila and mezcal is their flavor. Tequila is typically smooth and subtle, with hints of fruit and spices, while mezcal has a more complex, smoky flavor that comes from the roasting of the agave hearts before they are fermented and distilled.

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