Appearance: Interesting gold-amber color - about the same color as a bourbon of the same age.
First Impression: Brine, phenol, mesquite sap, salt.
Taste: Brine, herbs de Provence, salt, smoke, oily, almost like duck fat cooked over a smoky wood fire, salt-peter, alkali, slick mouth feel, almost paradoxical sweet/bitter and defined viscosity.
Caballeros Inc. recently introduced these very special, limited edition, rare bottlings of 100% agave mezcal aged in oak barrels. Scorpion Mezcal Reserva Añejo 5 Year is double distilled. Each is bottled in heavy French glass with the signature scorpion at the bottom (inside) of each hand-numbered bottle. Special super-sized scorpions were included in these unique editions to the Scorpion Mezcal® family of products. This award-winning mezcal is a rare limited edition. It spends 5 years aging in oak barrels of less than 200 liters. Single barrel bottlings of our aged products ensures premium quality mezcal.