Reposado

Ed Draves Samples… Anejo & Reposado!

Brand… Ilegal Category… Anejo Tasting Notes… Golden color with a little wood and some very mild on the nose nose carmel notes giving way to citrus, smoke and mineral taste.  This mezcal is very light and easy going with not a lot of alcohol showing.  Ilegal’s anejo has brilliant balance. Rating… 3 Magueys […]

Ed Draves Samples… Mezcal Los Javis

Brand… Los Javis Category… Espadin Origin… Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… Subtle floral, smokey nose showing a little sweetness. There is a viscosity tension playing off the minerally character making the experience both complex and pleasant. The finish is very appealing as the peachy sweetness carries with the minerality. Maguey […]

Ed Draves Samples… Real Matlatl Reposado

Brand… Real Matlatl Category… Reposado Origin… Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… Clean/golden straw color with a pleasant nose and some minor heat.  A little smoke blanketing some berry aromas with delicate flavors [no heat on entry and very smooth].  As can be expected, there is some wood and some smoke […]