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Montelobos

Montelobos
Pechuga Blanco Mezcal

Category: Pechuga Mezcal

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 47.9%
Certified Organic
97 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$129

Montelobos
Pechuga Blanco Mezcal

Category: Pechuga Mezcal

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 47.9%
Clear color. Green, grassy, herbal, piney, dank aromas and flavors of grape Kool-Aid powder, lime, Mandarina Bavaria hops, and matcha powder with a round, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, interesting, long finish with accents of purple edible flowers, smoked raspberry bush, crispy turkey skin, and mesquite. An incredible, almost otherworldly Mezcal, perhaps brought to you by Willy Wonka because you are seeing tastes in shades of green and purple and it’s taking you to wondrous, unheard of places.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: grape Kool-Aid powder, lime, Mandarina Bavaria hops, and matcha powder
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of purple edible flowers, smoked raspberry bush, crispy turkey skin, and mesquite
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Long
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An incredible, almost otherworldly Mezcal, perhaps brought to you by Willy Wonka because you are seeing tastes in shades of green and purple and it's taking you to wondrous, unheard of places.

The Importer

Campari America

The Importer
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
1 212-207-4350

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Pechuga Mezcal

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Serve in a Copita
A Pechuga Mezcal is an agave-based distillate produced in Mexico from any of 18 varieties of Maguey Agave and has a palate profile has been altered by the infusion of meats, vegetables, fruits, herbs, or spices. Pechuga Mezcal is a finished Mezcal that is redistilled with those local fruits, grains and nuts with a raw chicken breast, turkey, or corn hanging over the still, cooking in the vapors that emanate from it, allowing those to infuse into the Mezcal as well.