Cinco Sentidos Madrecuixe is a small batch mezcal that is traditionally produced in Oaxaca, Mexico. The tahona used to crush the cooked agave is pulled by bulls.
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Town:||San Isidro Guishe|
|Batch size:||300 liters (Lot MC01)|
About this destilado de agave
Cinco Sentidos Madrecuixe is made with maguey Madrecuixe. Once cooked, the agave is Tahona mashed and then fermented with well water in pine and cypress vats. It’s double distilled in copper. This single release of 300 liters was sent to the state of Illinois and the mid-Atlantic in the United States.
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