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La Luna Chino

La Luna Chino is made by Patricio Arreaga Peña and has notes of lemon wedges, pine resin, lemon zest, and some light smoke.

Rating: (5 reviews)
Cost:$$$
Brand:La Luna Mezcal
NOM:NOM-M278C
Mezcalero:Patricio Arreaga Peña
Maguey:Chino
Agave:Cupreata
Distillation:Copper
Style:Joven
State:Michoacán
ABV: 51.42%
Release year: 2019
Website: https://www.lalunamezcal.com/, opens in new window
About this mezcal

La Luna Chino is made with wild agave Cupreata. The agave used in this mezcal are all capon, meaning that they were castrated and left in the field for an extended period of time before being harvested. The agave cooked for 168 hours, rested for 144 hours after cooking, and fermented for 240 hours.

La Luna Mezcal

La Luna Mezcal is made in Etucuaro, Michoacan. Tucked away in this mountainous region is the municipality of Villa Madero, which is the home to the Perez Escot family and Destiladora Las Azucenas.  The family has been traditionally crafting mezcal on the same property since 1910 and is currently on their 4th generation of mezcaleros with Isidro Perez Escot training his son Amador at the moment.

Learn more about La Luna Mezcal:

5 reviews

4.4 out of 5


Zack Klamn

Zack Klamn

218 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars2 weeks ago

Lote: 3 (Bottle: 436/645)
Nose – Huge pink lemonade blast. Melted brown sugar.

Palate – Even more, sweet and tart, pink lemonade – it’s great! The middle to finish is kind of meaty – a very smoky beef jerky. I love the bold flavors and if this has one chink in the armor is that is it slightly hot (a big, peppermint style heat) even for 51.42% ABV. The smoke throughout is nice though, like a fine cigar and some floral notes in the aftertaste.

Rakhal

Rakhal

317 reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 stars8 months ago

Lot 3. I love this!! What Jonny said about the palate was exactly my first impression, big and rich and full!! Roast agave, brown butter, walnuts, pine, raspberries, red starburst candy, anise, green bell pepper, roses, incense, and menthol cigarettes. Excellent!

Gregg T&T

Gregg T&T

100 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Lemon pine sol and a medium roast with tropical fruit and agave on the nose. Bright and fruity palate with anise, pepper and a touch of mint in the finish.

Tyler

Tyler

481 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Peach aromas. Orange and red Starburst. Delicious. Lots of brown sugar agave and slight pine on the finish. Lot 3.

Jonny

Jonny

523 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Lot 3. Aromas of pink lemonade, peach, and lime. The Palate is big, rich, and full. Reminiscent of post-modern design, lemonade, and Cuban cigars.

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