Review #1366 – Puntagave Espadin

The Schtick: Produced in Matatlan from Espadin. Bottled at 44% rather than the tequila’s 40%. Let’s see how it is!

Review #1366 | Mezcal Review #59

Distiller: Patricio Hernandez

Bottler: Puntagaves

Brand: Puntagaves

Selection: N/A

ABV: 44% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Sweet agave, some honey, pepper, burnt plastic.

Taste: Harsh and a bit hot. Some pepper, nice earthiness, faint sweetness and more astringent plastic. Weird.

Finish: Long but hot and ashy with a good deal of astringency.

Overall: If this didnt drink so hot for the proof, and was without the astringent plastic forward palate and finish, I think Id like this a lot more. I need to come back to it since this bottle was just opened. I hope it mellows with some air.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 4


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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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