ABV: 48.5% Appearance: Translucent and viscous. Pearly white. Aroma: Gentle, orchard-fruit like incense with slight game, intense mangosteen and apricot. Freshly shaved ginger and wet stone. Palate: Hickory and barbeque chicken. Cinnamon, roasted pineapple, roasted apricot. Sandalwood, tropical fruit pit. Very thick and mouth coating. Such an alluring spirit, tasting notes could keep going forever. Finish: Very long and succinct. Intensely flavoured and superbly balanced. This is clearly a spirit with much care taken to it. A very good example of how good pechuga can be if done right.
Pechuga is an ‘abocado’ mezcal, and is always done in a house style. It is made by redistilling a finished mezcal with a mix of wild, seasonal fruits, often grains and always a raw, skinless chicken breast.