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Bozal Castilla

Bozal Castilla is a special release made with maguey Castilla, a close relative of maguey Espadin. It’s fruit forward with notes of wet earth.

Rating: (4 reviews)
Cost:$$$$
Brand:Bozal Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O363X
Mezcalero:Israel Palestino Vasquez
Maguey:Castilla
Agave:Angustifolia
Distillation:Clay Pot
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:San Juan Bautista
ABV: 47.3%
Website: http://www.bozalmezcal.com/
About this mezcal

Bozal Castilla is a limited release made with maguey Castilla (agave Angustifolia). The aroma of this mezcal is of fruit and wet earth. A slight sweetness is evident on the palate with flavors of roasted agave, mocha, and fresh mint. The finish is smooth with a bit of smoke.

Bozal Mezcal

Mezcal Bozal is a craft, artisan, handmade Mezcal. They celebrate the wild side of the Mezcal world and the wild agave used to produce such rich spirits. They use agave from the steep precarious hillsides of Oaxaca and Guerrero that are indigenous to the region. These varietals produce flavors that are exotically intense, with rich earth tones and savory smokiness. From the heart of the maguey these flavors are traditionally extracted to produce mezcal that is wildly refined.

4 reviews

3.75 out of 5


razorbackmike

razorbackmike

113 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 months ago

very unique and tasty! the nose is briney and buttery with agave/floral notes.the tastes is a balance of sweet and salt.it reminds me of beef or chicken bouillion.finish has black pepper and some subtle mint.very good!

t8ke

t8ke

90 reviews
Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars6 months ago

Interesting bottle for sure. This expression is bursting with flavors – few of them pedestrian or routine. While I like it, there are some rough patches, including the dominating smoke on the palate that sort of set it back to me.

Squashplayer

Squashplayer

34 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Really enjoying this one! Has wet dirt and barnyard on the initial nose that lasts throughout the pour. Lots of subtle fruit flavors including mango and ripe cantaloupe. Herbs and mild serrano peppers on the finish. There is a lot going on here. A must try if you see it. Lot 217 from Jan 2017

Jonny

Jonny

443 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Lot 000117 from Jan 2017. The bartender at Palenque Mezcaleria in Denver recommended this over any other Bozal bottles, and I found it very enjoyable. I’d never seen a straight agave Castilla before, so I figured I’d give it a try. It has some sweet agave notes that blend nicely with hints of mint leaf, rosemary, and freshly cut herbs.

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