Cinco Sentidos Chumil is produced by using mezcal rested with Chumil, a locally harvested stink bug.
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Mezcalero:||Refugio Calzada Hernandez|
|Town:||Tetitlán de la Lima|
|Website:||https://www.drink5sentidos.com/, opens in new window|
About this destilado de agave
Refugio “Don Cuco” Calzada Hernández produces in the village of Tetitlán de la Lima, Guerrero. Don Cuco comes from a revered mezcal-making family and has spent the last 20 years cultivating Papalote. He doesn’t shy away from lending his gregarious and playful personality to his production, exemplified by this Papalote con Chumil. After distillation, the spirit is allowed to rest in glass demijohns with Chumil, a locally harvested stink bug.
Note: This release is not sold in the USA due to Food and Drug Administration regulations.
5 Sentidos (or Cinco 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”.
Learn more about 5 Sentidos:
- Cinco Sentidos and El Destilado on Mezcal Reviews
- Santa María Ixcatlán: Rawhide Fermentation with Amando Alvarez on Mezcal Reviews
- What’s in A Name? on the K&L Wines Spirits Journal blog