Palenqueros Onofre Ortiz 5 Agave Mezcal

Palenqueros Onofre Ortiz 5 Agave Mezcal

Item # 41279 750mL
$89.96/ Single Bottle
$539.76/ Case of 6
ABV
48.00%
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Tasting Notes

A beautiful, funky, traditional field blend from fifth generation Maestro Mezcalero Onofre Ortiz. The agaves for this batch, all harvested at peak ripeness, are Espadin, Mexicano, Mdrecuishe, Wild Bicuishe and Wild Tepeztate. The spirit is rightfully complex with flavors that range from almonds, raspberries, currants, bitter melon, wildflower honey and more.


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Agave

Also called “maguey,” agave refers to a family of succulents that are not, surprisingly, related to any cactus. The plants grow in the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America. Agave has a sweet, mild flavor when cooked. There are more than 300 agave species; an agave plant takes eight to twelve years to mature. The juice of the blue agave, cultivated primarily in the state of...

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