El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre
El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre Mezcal at Third Base Market & Spirits
Distinguished connoisseurs seeking an elixir that encapsulates the quintessence of artisanal mezcal will be drawn to Third Base Market & Spirits' curated offering: El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre Mezcal. Originating from Oaxaca, the spiritual home of mezcal, this exceptional bottle pays homage to its rich cultural and environmental context.
- Name: El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre Mezcal
- Type: Mezcal
- Age: Unaged (Joven)
- Region: Oaxaca, Mexico
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): Varies by batch, usually within the 47% - 50% range
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
With striking clarity and luminescence, El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre exudes an inviting aesthetic appeal. The liquid’s pristine nature resonates in the glass, casting a radiant sheen that piques anticipation for the olfactory and gustatory exploration to follow.
Upon approach, the nose is immediately entangled in an intricate dance of olfactory dimensions. Pungent notes of wet stone and vegetation make a vivid first impression, punctuated by accents of wild herbs and floral subtleties. A warm, smoky undercurrent weaves throughout, encapsulating the time-honored technique of underground agave roasting.
The flavor profile of El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre is a harmonious melding of diverse nuances. The first sip is assertive, characterized by an effusion of vegetal bitterness and earthy richness—traits specific to the Tepeztate agave variety. This is quickly balanced by sweeter undertones, featuring exotic fruit and light citrus elements. As the tasting journey progresses, the complexities evolve further, unveiling umami tones and a gentle spiciness, perhaps even a pinch of sea salt.
A prolonged, resonant finish rounds out this unique mezcal experience. Retentions of smoke and vegetal richness linger on the palate, gracefully fading into a finale marked by mineral and herbal complexities. A mild peppery zest concludes the journey, leaving an indelible imprint of Oaxacan mastery.
For those fortunate enough to acquire a bottle from Third Base Market & Spirits, El Jolgorio Tepeztate Silvestre Mezcal promises not just a drink, but a multidimensional experience. It captures the soul of Oaxaca, the mastery of its mezcaleros, and the richness of its land. Here lies a mezcal for those who appreciate the grandeur of intricacy, the subtleties of craftsmanship, and the joys of a well-woven tapestry of flavors. This is not merely a beverage; it is a liquid tribute to the art of mezcal-making.
When I lived in Oaxaca and went to the Mezcal stand in the Mercado this was the Premier Mezcal recommended to me. It was one of many that I brought home in my suitcase. I’m very excited to be able to get it in the states