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Chacalo Lineño

Chacalo Lineño is made with 1 of the 14 agave Angustifolia varietals that the producing family has gathered over the last few generations.

Rating: (2 reviews)
Category:Destilado de Agave
Brand:Chacolo
Raicillero:Don Macario Partida
Agave / Maguey:Lineño
Grind:Hand
Style:Joven
State:Jalisco
ABV:47.4%
Age of plant:6-9 years
Website:https://www.facebook.com/chacolotradicional/
About this destilado de agave

Chacolo Lineño is made with maguey Lineño (agave Angustifolia) in the state of Jalisco. Lineño is one of the fourteen agave Angustifolia grown by this producing family. This agave takes about 6 years to reach maturity, with 3 additional years of capon. The agave are cooked in an underground oven and milled by hand with axes. Once cooked and milled, the agave are fermented naturally in wooden tinas with mountain spring water. Finally, they are double distilled in a Filipino style still.

Chacolo

The Partida family, lead by Don Macario, has been making their iconic "mezcales" for 5 generations in Zapotitlan de Vadillo, Jalisco, however due to legalities they can neither call their product mezcal nor tequila. They are renowned among mezcaleros and mezcal aficionados for the amazing spirits that are meticulously made from the 15 different agave varietals that they have been collecting from their region for three generations. These varietals include 14 A. angustifolia sub varietals and 1 A. rhodacantha sub-varietal.

2 reviews

4.75 out of 5


Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 month ago

Lot 001. June 2019. 62 Liters. Volume 5.

Happy Father’s Day to me! I’ve heard about Chacolo a long time now, and am very excited by this set. Sounds like it was pretty tough to find.

The nose on this was totally beguiling. There was this amazing amount of lemon citrus going on, while being closely followed by a delightful seafood type note. I dove in expecting the nose to mislead me but then again I was wrapped up in the most unusual way by this. The mouthfeel was totally unique, weighty and lots of interesting flavors. Some of the best agave spirit I’ve ever had.

Lot 001. June 2019. 62 Liters. Volume 5.
Happy Father’s Day to me! I’ve heard about Chacolo a long time now, and am very excited by this set. Sounds like it was pretty tough to find.
The nose on this was totally beguiling. There was this amazing amount of lemon citrus going on, while being closely followed by a delightful seafood type note. I dove in expecting the nose to mislead me but then again I was wrapped up in the most unusual way by this. The mouthfeel was totally unique, wei

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Jonny

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Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars2 months ago

Vol 5. The nose on this thing! So much going on. Aromas of chocolate covered strawberries, white chocolate, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, and honey. How can an Angustifolia smell like this? The palate has a bit of leather, mixing with more sweet candied notes of chocolate orange, fresh maple syrup, and gooey caramel. A little citrus on the back end. This stuff is phenomenal.

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