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Neta Madrecuixe tasting notes


  • Location: Miahuatlan
  • Agave: Madrecuixe (A. karwinskii)
  • Maestro Mezcalero: Grupo Logoche
  • Quantity: 399 liters
  • Vintage: October 2016
  • ABV: 46.7%
  • Tasting keywords: Herbal and Jolly Rancher
  • NOM: Uncertified
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A really fruity scent that reminds me of a grapy raicilla because it has some of that classic lactic fermentation going on stretching into gonzo Jolly Rancher sweetness. Neon for your nose.


There’s a fascinating tang at the front of mouth which dissolves into a lean body. It’s full of herbs, I get mint, a touch of thyme, and marjoram on a lively base of agave sugars.


Create by Grupo Logoche, a 12 person co-op founded in 2009 that includes three extended families. The madrecuixe used in this bottle comes from plants endemic to Miahuatlán which were all farmed.

Max co-founded Mezcalistas with Susan way back in 2012. Before that he was a journalist at Salon.com and The San Francisco Chronicle.

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