Cinco Sentidos Papalote is produced by Benigno Sánchez who has been making mezcal for over five decades.
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|Destilado de Agave
|Benigno Sánchez Gatica
|50-100 liters (typical size)
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About this destilado de agave
Cinco Sentidos Papalote is produced by Benigno Sánchez. He’s been making mezcal for over five decades, three decades at his own fabrica, the first in El Peral. As a first generation producer, he works with his son to pass on what he has learned and is very well respected by his peers in the village.
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