Review #1332 – Mezcal Vago Ensamble

The Schtick: This is another release of Vago Ensamble en Barro, this time using 57% Espadin and 43% Mexicano magueys. I’ve been a big fan of past Ensambles from Tio, so I’m very much looking forward to this one as well. This is the October 2018 batch, for the curious. Lets dive in.

Review #1332 | Mezcal Review #47

Distiller: Tio Rey

Bottler: Vago Mezcal

Selection: N/A

ABV: 51.8% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Melon, cream cheese, light salt. Some pepper. Mostly sweet and fruity.

Taste: Medium mouth feel. No heat. Honey, apples, pears, cream cheese. Light vegetation, very little. Some pepper. Delightfully creamy.

Finish: Pepper, light ash, honey, bell pepper and cream cheese. Love it.

Overall: Phenomenal stuff. Sweet and fruity on the nose, ashy and peppery, and vegetable-y on the finish. Great transition. Surprising smokiness.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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