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Zignum Reposado

Zignum Reposado is more like a tequila than a traditional mezcal. It’s made in Tlacolula de Matamoros, Oaxaca at a large, modern production facility.

Rating: (6 reviews)
Cost:$
Brand:Zignum Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O50X
Maguey:Espadin
Agave:Angustifolia
Style:Reposado
State:Oaxaca
Town:Tlacolula
ABV: 40%
Website: http://zignummezcal.com
About this mezcal

Zignum Reposado is aged 9 months in new medium toasted American oak barrels. The agave used in this mezcal are not smoked, so it will not have a smokey character. It has a light body with notes of raisins, banana, and vanilla.

Zignum Mezcal

Casa Armando Guillermo Prieto (AGP), where Zignum is made, is the largest distillery in Oaxaca. Their main goal is to create and commercialize agave distillates using the most advanced industrial technology. Rather than roasting their agave in pit ovens, their agave is cooked in an industrial autoclave that does not impart the smoke that is found in mezcal made at smaller traditional operations.

6 reviews

2.92 out of 5


tallchad

tallchad

26 reviews
Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars4 months ago

I thought it was a fairly heavy-barrel reposado tequila when I first had it. As tequila it is an easy and flavorful sipper. Plenty of caramel and black pepper. I began to question the use of additives in this “tequila”. But it’s a mezcal. I’ve heard the company is owned by Coke. As a mezcal, no espadín flavors at all. It is sweet and smooth with very little complexity. Also heard it is mass produced.

AgaveLover

AgaveLover

7 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars5 months ago

This was the first Mezcal I ever purchased. I had sample shots of other Mezcals and always complained about the smoke flavor. I bought this bottle because I was told it was more like a tequila than mezcal. Definitely is a tequila flavor with that undeniable sped up crack like mezcal buzzzzz.

buboreka

buboreka

1 review
Rated 1 out of 5 stars8 months ago

Worst “mezcal” ever. Got this one due to the OK reviews and very high price – assumed it would live up to it. Instead, it tastes like cheap rum, too sweet, runs the cocktails and terrible to sip. Avoid.

Icypu

Icypu

6 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Extremely easy to drink no alcohol on the initial taste very smooth. It smells and tastes of bananas Foster. Not smoky, and not vegetal. Not acidic, more alkaline.

Mymic87

Mymic87

13 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Nose: Bags of bourbon character, vanilla, caramel, guava, passion fruit, and a very out of place cream of mushroom soup smell. Only after a few minutes in the glass, do I get the more familiar mezcal smells of smoke and agave.

Taste: Very boubon like, Oaky vanilla caramel, peaches, apricot, orange juice, and a very un bourbon like smoke. Salt, seawater, seaweed, green peppers.

Comments: There is literally nothing wrong with this spirit when you conciser it’s merits, separately, it’s clearly good spirit, in really active casks, I just find when the vegital mezcal smoke is wrapped in a sweet bourbon coat is a strange sensation. Perhaps this would of worked better in a less active cask… Hard one to mark.

Nose: Bags of bourbon character, vanilla, caramel, guava, passion fruit, and a very out of place cream of mushroom soup smell. Only after a few minutes in the glass, do I get the more familiar mezcal smells of smoke and agave.
Taste: Very boubon like, Oaky vanilla caramel, peaches, apricot, orange juice, and a very un bourbon like smoke. Salt, seawater, seaweed, green peppers.
Comments: There is literally nothing wrong with this spirit when you conciser it’s merits, separately, it’

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LosMuertos

LosMuertos

32 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars3 years ago

I find this very enjoyable even though It reminds me more of rum than mezcal.

Golden brown. Vanilla, coconut, pineapple juice, almost pina colada-like!

Scent: 4/5
Mouthfeel: 3,5/5

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