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5 Sentidos Tepextate – Atenogenes Garcia

5 Sentidos Tepextate from Atenogenes Garcia is an extremely limited release that is produced in San Isidro Guishe, Miahuatlan, Oaxaca.

Rating: (1 review)
Category:Destilado de Agave
Brand:5 Sentidos
Mezcalero:Atenogenes García
Maguey:Tepeztate
Agave:Marmorata
Grind:Tahona
Distillation:Copper
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:San Isidro Guishe
ABV: 48%
Age of plant: 20 years
Batch size: Batch TP01-19CA: 38 liters
Website: https://www.drink5sentidos.com/, opens in new window

About this destilado de agave

5 Sentidos Tepextate from Atenogenes Garcia is produced in San Isidro Guishe, Miahuatlan, Oaxaca. The agaves are roasted for six days, then crushed by a large tahona that is pulled by an old Ford tractor. After they are milled, the agaves are fermented with naturally occurring yeasts for six days. They are then double-distilled in two copper alembic stills. This is produced in extremely limited capacity. The batch from February 2019 was just 38 liters.

5 Sentidos

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”.

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5 out of 5

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betweentwotobalas

13 reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 stars7 months ago

TP01-19CA, Feb 2019, 38 Litres. Bottle 15/36. 48% ABV.

The imagined odour of mimetic polyalloy (T2), faint pickle brine, citrus fruit and grape cotton candy. Buttery soft palate, Rum and Butter candy bar, maple dipped brussel sprouts and mint toothpaste. Nice burn in the middle that lingers on the palate. Dry green pepper, salty acetone, bittersweet milk chocolate, lychee jelly cup and mildew on the finish. Shape shifts like a T-1000. Amazing end to end.

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