Koch El Mezcal Artesanal Maguey Tobala Mezcal (750ml)
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Koch El Mezcal Artesanal Maguey Tobala Mezcal (750ml)

Oaxaca, MEXICO
$129. 99
$1559.88 Dozen
ABV: 47.05%

Harvested at around nine to twelve years old, the Tobala maguey is quite small, so a large number of pinas are needed to make a single batch of mezcal. Nevertheless, it remains prized for the complexity and texture it can bring. Compared to others in the Koch lineup, there's a slightly earthier trajectory here, the bouquet settling into a minerally, wet stone aspect alongside hints of dried apple, cocoa and mesquite smoke. Dried meat and peppercorn flavours are complexed by earthy smoke and vegetal notes. Beautifully textural, fading minerally and ashy, with dried grass, unripe orchard fruits and papaya in tow. Robust Tobala influence comes through. Made by Pedro Hernandez in San Baltazar. 47.05% Alc./Vol.

Notes from the producers... Aromatics: Fresh ocean breeze and floral jasmine scents followed by coconut milk and hazelnut, with hints of pear, starfruit and guanabana fruit. Finishes herbaceous, with notes of oregano, basil and hint of roasted pineapple.On the palate: There is a mellow flavor base of banana, honeydew melon, apple sauce with nutmeg and burnt caramel, with light notes of wood smokiness. The end is creamy with nuances of yogurt.