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Leyendas Maguey Pichumel

Mezcal de Leyendas Maguey Pichumel has aromas of fresh cut grass and tasting notes of raw sugar cane.

Rating: (4 reviews)
Brand:Leyendas Mezcal
Mezcalero:José "El Guero" Ortega
Town:San Luis Atolotitlan
ABV: 48.2%
Website: https://mezcaldeleyendas.com/, opens in new window

About this mezcal

Mezcal de Leyendas Maguey Pichumel is made using Agave marmorata. This is produced by maestro mezcalero José “El Guero” Ortega in San Luis Atolotitlán, Puebla. Maestro José has been producing for over 20 years, using mostly Pichumel and Tobala.

Leyendas Mezcal

Mezcal de Leyendas (previously labeled as Mezcales de Leyenda) believes they can improve some of the most marginalized communities in Mexico. They implement the best fair trade practices where they work, and they have many efforts in agave sustainability. Their mezcals come from the different mezcal-producing states. They also have some special edition, small-batch mezcals. The brand also releases the Pelotón de la Muerte line of mezcals.

In 2021, the brand (under Artisanal Distillates, LLC) raised money via the StartEngine platform at a $32.7 million pre-money valuation.

Member rating

3.63 out of 5

4 reviews



708 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Really nice! Aromas of sea salt, grade A (golden and delicate) maple syrup, raw sugar cane, and candy dots. The palate is soft with notes of old books, worn in leather, pear fruit, and green grapes. I’m enjoying this a lot.



647 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Enjoyed a small samples of this. The first thing that stuck out was the sweetness which isn’t always a dominate flavor with Agave marmorata. The other reviews mention sugar – I get this Runts candy coating. It is quite light on the palate and mellow despite the 48% ABV. I think I’d like this a bit more if the ABV was just a bit higher. Overall a unique mezcal from Puebla which is worth checking out. No batch info.

Zack Klamn

Zack Klamn

542 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Nose: Green apple slices. Smooth smoke. Icing sugar and a hint of light cream.

Palate: Seems to melt in your mouth. Chocolate mousse. Viscosity is nice. Smooth, earthy finish and the warmth builds and builds. The texture is the most interesting thing about this mezcal. Flavors are solid as well.



421 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Very green tasting with fresh Jalapeño, freshly cut green grass, tarragon, powdered sugar, and sawdust. Tasty.

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