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Chacolo Azul Telcruz

Chacolo Azul Telcruz is made with 1 of the 14 different agave Angustifolia varietals that the family has been collecting for the last 3 generations.

Rating: (2 reviews)
Category:Destilado de Agave
Brand:Chacolo
Raicillero:Don Macario Partida
Agave / Maguey:Azul Telcruz
Grind:Hand
Style:Joven
State:Jalisco
Town:Zapotitlan de Vadillo
ABV:48.6%
Age of plant:10-13 years
Website:https://www.facebook.com/chacolotradicional/
About this destilado de agave

Chacolo Azul Telcruz is made with maguey Azul Telcruz (agave Angustifolia), which takes about 10 years to reach maturity, plus 3 years capon. This is one of fourteen agave Angustifolia varietals produced by Chacolo. 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

4.5 out of 5


Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 month ago

Lot 2. January 2018. 259 liters. Volume 4.

Second Chacolo of the night. Not at all disappointed! This pour left me wondering how such sweet a flavor could be pulled out from the Agave Angustifolia. It’s like there is special effect in the fermentation or something, I’ve learned they distill in a sort of wooden tree trunk. Fascinating. The candy like flavors are somehow so rounded, and the finish is never-ending. Amazing.

Jonny

Jonny

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars2 months ago

Vol 4. Big nose full of fruit and musk, like if you mashed up blueberries and made them into a men’s cologne. Hints of proscuitto, bacon, soy sauce, and dried fish. It’s also pretty sweet though. A bit of jolly rancher, but I can’t quite tell which flavor, maybe grape.

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