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Lagrimas de Dolores I’gok

Lagrimas de Dolores I’gok is made with maguey I’gok (Americana), which is typically harvested for it’s fibers, not for use in mezcal.

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Brand:Lagrimas de Dolores Mezcal
NOM:NOM-D175G
Mezcalero:Fabiola Ávila
Agave / Maguey:Americana, I'gok
Grind:Shredder
Distillation:Copper
State:Durango
ABV: 47%
Website: http://lagrimasdedolores.com/
About this mezcal

Lagrimas de Dolores I’gok is made with cultivated maguey I’gok (agave Americana). The agave are roasted in an underground oven and mechanically milled. They are then fermented in open-air pine tanks and double-distilled in copper pot stills. Maguey I’gok is harvested primarily for its fibers. The first batch of I’gok was actually a mistake, as the Lágrimas de Dolores magueyero brought it instead of the Castilla they ordered, but the resulting distillate was reason enough to bottle it as Mezcal I’gok.

Lagrimas de Dolores Mezcal

Lagrimas de Dolores is made at Hacienda Dolores, which is run by the Gutierrez family and situated about 10 minutes from Durango City. They have a goal of replanting for each of the agave that they use in their mezcal. They report that they have an annual goal of planting around 50,000 agaves. Their bottle was designed in Feuquières, France. The leather on the cap is meant to be a signature feature from Mexican fine-horse culture. Their logo is a representation of Our Lady of Sorrows (latin: Mater Dolorosa) the patron saint of Hacienda Dolores. Their Joven and Anejo mezcal are produced entirely with Agave durangensis, which is endemic to the State of Durango in Northern Mexico. They also have special limited releases that feature rare agave like I'gok, Cimmarion, and Tepemete.

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4 out of 5


Nick

Nick

23 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars6 months ago

A hint of mouth burn at 47% but that quickly gives way to a rich flavour with chocolate, coffee and butterscotch. Smoke is there but not too strong. Cooked agave, vegetable with a warmth make this feel more mature than a joven, but as an A. Americana that’s part of the flavour profile. You can find some pepper on the back palette and on a second sip there’s a smoothness that makes this a sipper for the evening. The Lagrimas de Delores range adds a significant scope to your agave shelf. Maestro mezcalero Fabiola Avila. Lot: F9EL. Bottle: 12.

A hint of mouth burn at 47% but that quickly gives way to a rich flavour with chocolate, coffee and butterscotch. Smoke is there but not too strong. Cooked agave, vegetable with a warmth make this feel more mature than a joven, but as an A. Americana that’s part of the flavour profile. You can find some pepper on the back palette and on a second sip there’s a smoothness that makes this a sipper for the evening. The Lagrimas de Delores range adds a significant scope to your agave shelf. Maes

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