Cinco Sentidos Papalote from Tomas and his son Emiliano utilizes Papalote plants they have planted in their region to sustain production.
Cinco Sentidos Papalote – Thomás
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|Category:||Destilado de Agave|
|Mezcalero:||Emiliano Gutiérrez, Tomás Gutiérrez|
|Batch size:||250-300 liters (typical size)|
|Website:||http://www.eldestilado.com/, opens in new window|
About this destilado de agave
Tomas and his son, Emiliano, are fabriqueros in the village of Tepehuixco, Guerrero. Together, they have planted tens of thousands of Papalote in the region to sustain their production far into the future. Tomas is tenacious and unwearied going into his 80’s (as of 2022).
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
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