Mezcal Rey Campero Jabali

100% Maguey JabaliĀ  (Convallis) 48.6% Alc./Vol.

Oaxaca, Mexico.

Despite the agave’s rough reputation, the nose here is relatively mild, showing some sweetness, floral notes and citrus peel. The palate reinforces the nose and adds black pepper to the mix, along with modest whiffs of smoke and earthy-vegetal components–a powerhouse lurking beneath a proper demeanor.