Review #694 – Del Maguey Chichipacha

Review #694 | /r/Mezcal Review #2 – Del Maguey Chichipacha

The Schtick: This is an espadin agave distillate produced by Del Maguey in Oaxaca, Mexico. Lot GH-137.


Producer: Del Maguey (Imported by Sazerac)

ABV: 46% ABV

Age: NAS

Source: Sample


Nose: Overripe, sour, lactic fruits, Honey, toffee, brine, toasted almonds and some faint doughy character.

Taste: Think to medium mouth feel. No real heat. Fruity, toasted almonds and faint ammonia. Vanilla, rich sweetness. Overripe fruit and some anise.

Finish: Long, grows steadily smokier, earthy. There’s some nice pepper, black garlic, toasted nuts, and vanilla as well.

Overall: Smoky. Nutty. Sweet. Earthy. Yum.

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Rank: 6

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