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Siembra Metl Quiote – Miguel Perez

Siembra Metl Quiote from Miguel Perez is made with maguey Alto and the addition of lemongrass during distillation.

Rating: (4 reviews)
Category:Destilado de Agave
Brand:Siembra Metl Mezcal
Mezcalero:Miguel Perez
Town:Rio de Parras
ABV: 45-50%
Batch size: Lot 1: 60 liters
Website: http://www.siembrametl.com/, opens in new window

About this destilado de agave

Siembra Metl Quiote from Miguel Perez is made with Alto maguey, however, it’s not your standard Alto production, where the entire giant piña is used (and still only yields about six liters). This spirit was made using the quiote and mezonte of the agaves. The producer let the agaves reach maturity so deeply that they began to surge their starches to the center of the plant, and then up the growing quiote stalk. Letting the quiote begin to sprout centralizes those starches in the heart of the piña, called the mezonte, and the bottom half of the quiote stalk. This expression features those parts of the mature plant and the unique aromas and flavors that only those sections can provide. Miguel is the adult son of Michoacan distilling legend Jorge Perez.

Siembra Metl Mezcal

Siembra Metl Don Mateo is mostly produced by Emilio Vieyra in Pino Bonito, Michoacán. Emilio’s distilling practices go back 5 generations. The Vieyra family cultivates their agaves and produces their spirit between the Rio Balsas basin and the Eje Neo-volcanico de la Sierra Madre del Sur. The fields are at an average of 7,500 ft and the Vinata where the spirit is roasted, macerated, fermented, and distilled sits at 7,000 ft. Check your bottle for details as they tend to vary slightly from batch to batch. The Siembra Metl brand also features some rare special edition releases from other producers, and they bottle tequila under the renowned Siembra Azul and Siembra Valles labels.

Member rating

4.13 out of 5

4 reviews

Zack Klamn

Zack Klamn

542 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Nose – Honey. Squeezed lemon in soda water. Mild white cheddar.

Palate – Big lemongrass note. Fresh lemon and lime citrus. A smidge of queasy funkiness. Honey and medium smoke in the finish – I catch a tiny bit of dark chocolate to go with this in the aftertaste. Very good mezcal and wow, this has incredibly rich and booming flavors.



385 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Smell is rich of honey and green tea. Some sorghum and strawberries too. Taste in no way matches the nose. Ben Gay, butterkase cheese, and thyme. This is both disappointing and odd.



32 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Lot 2 bottle 23/28

Bright with some citrus on the nose. Heavy on orange and citrus. Super fresh and enjoyable. Little to no heat. Super tasty!



6 reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Lot 2,Complex flavor, but so approachable. 93 proof. Lots of flavor, Agave, fruits, honeydew, nutmeg, herbal. Again this has lemongrass also. Lemongrass adds fresh zest to the flavor party.Tasty stuff, grab a bottle.

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