I enjoy exploring Mezcal.
Rather than use 1 type of agave for distillation like Tequila – Mezcal uses up to 40 different varietals offering a far wider flavour spectrum.
Mezcal Artesanal must also prepare that agave – agave angustifolia for La Medida – in earthen or stone pits giving a smoky element to the product – which attracts me.
There’s a stack of information on the back label – but how it tastes is paramount to me – so I poured a glass.
The earthy agave notes are quite soft & subtle, augmented by a gentle smokiness which enticed.
Smooth oily mouthfeel slowly develops an engaging dry vegetal smoke giving a warm embrace to the proceedings.
Leaves with a dry prickly pepper fading away.
La Medida is a well balanced offering showcasing a complex interplay between the vegetal agave notes & those fabulous smoky vibes.
For an explanation of Mezcal rules read here.
La Medida website here.