Vago Ensamble en Barro
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Raided Score: 76 Publication: Tequila Raiders Excerpt: Honey, light confectioners sugar. Light brine. Some faint earth. That fun cashew note is back. Pepper. Interesting but not for me I don’t think. The finish is a bit dry, and earthy. Read Full Review Raided Score: 84 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: Soft, complex, almost Scotch-like, the sweet wood smoke and melon-dominated aroma of this mezcal doesn't quite prepare you for its all-out smoked-chili and medicinal assault on the palate. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Tastings Excerpt: Floral, grassy, green, herbal, umami aromas and flavors of candied flowers, fruity pebbles, lemon verbena, candied ginger, and bbq. A lively Mezcal with nice notes of sweet and savory on the palate. Read Full Review
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Distilled by Tio Rey, this ensemble en barre is a blend of 67% Espadin agave and 33% Tepezete agave. It is bottled at a generous 48.5% ABV. Let's see how it is.
Almond, cashew, honey. Light clay, some faint pepper. Light banana. A little restrained on the nose.
Honey, light confectioners sugar. Light brine. Some faint earth. That fun cashew note is back. Pepper.
Medium in length. Loads of minerality, smoke, clay and earth. Dry and peppery. The fruit and sweetness is gone.
Interesting but not for me I don’t think. The finish is a bit dry, and earthy.
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