5 Sentidos Espadin y Sierra Negra de Cuero is produced by young mezcalero Reynaldo Alejandro in Santa Catarina Albarradas.
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|Destilado de Agave
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About this destilado de agave
5 Sentidos Espadin y Sierra Negra de Cuero is an ensamble of maguey Espadin and maguey Sierra Negra. The agaves are cooked together and then mashed by hand with wooden mallets. The mashed agave is then fermented in rawhide fermentation sacks with tepehuaje bark. Once fermented they are double distilled in small clay pot stills. This is produced by young mezcalero Reynaldo Alejandro, who is the son-in-law of famed mezcalero Alberto Martinez.
Batch OFF04 was a batch pick for Off Premise in Chicago.
5 Sentidos (or Cinco 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”.
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