5 Sentidos Azul from Delfino Tobón Mejia is a limited release from the state of Puebla, featuring Agave tequilana.
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Mezcalero:||Delfino Tobón Mejia|
|Town:||San Pablo Ameyaltepec|
|Batch size:||Lot AZ01-19CA: 117 bottles|
About this destilado de agave
5 Sentidos Azul from Delfino Tobón Mejia was produced in San Pablo Ameyaltepec, Puebla with maguey Azul (Agave tequilana) that was cultivated in the Mixteca Poblana. This was single distilled in February 2019 with approximately 500 liters produced, and mostly consumed locally in the community.
5 Sentidos is named after the five senses that their mezcaleros use to produce their agave spirits. The producers of this mezcal do not use any model machinery or tools, being guided only by their senses throughout the production process. The brand was launched by El Destilado restaurant in centro Oaxaca. The restaurant is known for it's creative menu, unique cocktails, and exception agave spirits. The brand is a curated tour of Mexico with a wide range of expressions that are made by some of the best mezcaleros in the region. Cinco Sentidos is uncertified mezcal and is labeled as "Destilado de Agave".
A note about the bottle shape: The short round bottles are the US release bottles. In other areas of distribution (e.g. Mexico, Canada, Japan) the bottles are the taller Bordelaise shape.
Learn more about 5 Sentidos:
- Cinco Sentidos and El Destilado on Mezcal Reviews
- Santa María Ixcatlán: Rawhide Fermentation with Amando Alvarez on Mezcal Reviews
- What's in A Name? on the K&L Wines Spirits Journal blog