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Bozal Cenizo

Bozal Cenizo has bright aromas of orange peel and floral notes. The palate has flavors of mesquite, barbecued meats, and dark chocolate.

Rating: (4 reviews)
Cost:$$
Brand:Bozal Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O472X
Maguey:Cenizo
Agave:Durangensis
Grind:Tahona
Style:Joven
State:Durango
Town:Pino Suárez
ABV: 47%
Website: https://www.bozalmezcal.com/, opens in new window

About this mezcal

Bozal Cenizo is made with Maguey Cenizo (agave Durangensis) that are cooked in earthen pit ovens, then crushed and mashed by a stone horse-drawn tahona. The agaves are fermented in open-air tanks using only naturally occurring yeasts, and then double distilled.

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

3.88 out of 5

JDB

JDB

78 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars3 weeks ago

47% ABV, Lot # 012019
Earthiness and vinyl on the nose. Great minerality, lemon, rosemary, and bit of apple on the palate. A bit of overripe banana as well, walnut, and a smoked salmon flavor on the backend. A nice lingering heat and spiciness to this one as well. Really enjoyed this expression.

GeorgePBurdell

GeorgePBurdell

47 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Lot 012019

On the nose a bit shy but lemon peels, vanilla, and wet stone come through. Taste follows the nose. Full, unctuous mouth feel. Finish starts with a bite, medium sweet finish.

Zack Klamn

Zack Klamn

497 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Lot No. 012019
Nose: Funky, like a side of moldy, 60-day aged prime beef. Vanilla. Root vegetable.

Palate: Slighty burnt sharp cheese. Meaty – like chunky, marbled salt pork. Creamy vanilla sweetness. Great stuff. This is about a 3.75 rating but I’m really partial to cenizo mezcal… so I’ll round up.

themezcalpadawan

themezcalpadawan

6 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Lot no 012019, 47% alc,

One of the sweeter bozal productions , as is very common wherever maguey cenizo is involved. Lovely vanilla, clove and butterscotch notes on the nose. Mouthful is definitely true to the nose with a lingering smoke. However, compareded to Lagrimas De Delores, Bozal Cenizo definitely feels like a small bar fight in the back of the throat (in the best way) to remind you of the semi wild component to harvesting. A truly excellent product for anyone who is timid about Mezcal or lovers of sweeter reposados.

Let it in ya,get it up ya!

The Mezcal Padawan

Lot no 012019, 47% alc,
One of the sweeter bozal productions , as is very common wherever maguey cenizo is involved. Lovely vanilla, clove and butterscotch notes on the nose. Mouthful is definitely true to the nose with a lingering smoke. However, compareded to Lagrimas De Delores, Bozal Cenizo definitely feels like a small bar fight in the back of the throat (in the best way) to remind you of the semi wild component to harvesting. A truly excellent product for anyone who is timid about Mezcal

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