Mezcal Viejo Indecente Ensamble

Mezcal Joven

Viejo Indecente // Oaxaca, Mexico

community rating

5.0
5 out of 5 stars
( 1 )

Viejo Indecente is produced by the Lucas family overseen by 3rd generation distiller Jose Lucas in San Isidro Guishe, Miahuatlán in southern central Oaxaca. It's made from a blend of fair-trade Madrecuishe and Espadín grown without the use of pesticides, harvested at about 15 and 8 years respectively. Both species are roasted together in batches in steam-fueled (to reduce the need for lumber and avoid charring) clay ovens and twice distilled. it is bottled unaged.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    48.0
  • Mezcal Joven
    A spirit distilled from one or more different varieties of agave. Can only be produced in designated areas within 8 different Mexican states. Must be bottled in México. This is unaged or aged in stainless steel or plastic containers before bottling.
  • Cask Type
    unaged

Tasting Notes

"This medium weight, somewhat viscous mezcal has a rich backbone of vanilla and milk chocolate. Then a rush of hot spice, green pepper, grapefruit and lime zest explode excitedly on the palate. The finish is quite hot and spicy with a lingering bitterness and only a slight hint of smoke. "

Score 87

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