Scorpion Mezcal 3 year old Anejo
Rich, deep, golden color. Sweet caramel, vanilla, and brown spices. A soft, round entry leads to an of-dry medium-full body with rich, caramel, wheated-bourbon-barrel notes, and brown spice flavors. Finishes with lush sweetness and spice. A truly well-integrated and delicious aņejo.
Appearance: Dark amber color in the bottle. If it was maple syrup, it would be a dark amber. It is a beautiful thing! On swirling, it leaves a very light coating on the glass which belies its viscosity. Sitting in the glass, it looks like a small puddle of sap or nectar.
First Impression: Smoky with a hint of sweetness to it, more than the others. Smells like a cross between a heavily peated malt, and a cognac because of the sweetness that comes across. Resin, almost pine tar notes towards the end.
Taste: Smoke and lime, and a suggestions of mint and leather. Resinous on the tongue, and mouth feel. It whispers down the throat and then leaves a rather delicate burn considering the 80 proof, with a smoky spicy aftertaste with a long but delicate finish- a spicy tingle that makes you want just a bit more. Spirits Review
This award-winning Scorpion Mezcal Aņejo 3 Year Old is artisan-made in small batches in Oaxaca, Mexico, with a real scorpion in every bottle. This version spends three years aging in oak barrels of less than 200 liters. Singel barrel bottlings of our aged products ensures premium quality mezcal. The distinctive bottle comes with it's own little Scorpion Mezcal sombrero. Like a fine cognac, the method, age and process determine the smoother, mellower and more valuable they become.
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