Cinco Sentidos Papalote is made by Vicenzio Miranda and his wife Gabina in the village of Ahuacuotzingo, Guerrero.
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|Destilado de Agave
|Gabina Morales Tecomulapa, Vicencio Miranda Barranca
|200-250 liters (typical size)
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About this destilado de agave
Third-generation fabriquero Vicenzio Miranda, alongside his wife Gabina, produce mezcal in the village of Ahuacuotzingo, Guerrero. His family has been semi-cultivating agave cupreata in this region for several decades. After harvests, Gabina assists with fermentation and distillation of their spirits. This particular batch is made from two year capón Papalote, a process in which the agave is left in the field after its matured and it’s quiote cut. This spirit carries a wild and vivid bouquet of sweet greenery and a pleasant spice-forward flavor on the palate. It stays effortlessly polished and uplifting sip after sip.
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