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Palenqueros Tobala

Palenqueros Tobala is produced in San Luis del Rio, an area rich in the tradition of agave cultivation and mezcal production.

About this mezcal

Palenqueros Tobala comes from Don Baltazar Cruz Gomez in San Luis del Rio, Oaxaca. Don Balta has been producing for many years and his mezcals have been featured and highly prized for some time. This mezcal has aromas of lime, salt, pepper, and red fruits like raspberry and strawberry. The palate is full of fruit like pineapple and banana, mixing with tobacco and floral notes.

Palenqueros Mezcal

Palenqueros Mezcal is marketed as Single Palenque mezcal, meaning that it's produced by a single mezcalero at a single distilling facility. The brand is a collaboration project between Tradición Chagoya, which owns and operates other mezcal brands like Donaji and Los Cuerudos, and Velier Italia, an Italian spirits company.

4 reviews

3.75 out of 5


Joe

Joe

27 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars10 months ago

Baltazar Cruz, Tobala. In Paso Robles at Taste. Strong mineral rich smokiness. Much earthier than other Tobala mezcals I’ve tried so far. Bread like flavor. Tasty, but unusual. A little light fruit flavor comes out after a minute.

El_Cura

El_Cura

31 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars1 year ago

This is quite a value, $75 for Tobalá that is well above average, what can go wrong? Light Smokey cantaloupe honeydew on the nose, followed rapidly by Piloncillo/Vanilla on the palate and a mild flavorful heat finish. Superb!

Tyler

Tyler

479 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Charred candied fruit. Overall sweet and enjoyable. No heat. Slight chemical finish. A good expression of agave Tobala that new mezcal fans will love. This was $6 for 1.5 oz during a happy hour which is an incredible value. Batch BCTO01.

Jonny

Jonny

523 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Batch BCTO01. 1,159 bottles. Aromas of light flowers, vanilla pudding, and cleaning agents. Delicate palate but with a sharp edge. Notes of candied vegetables and a bit of burnt cream. Balanced but with a random sharpness here and there.

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