Los Patos

This ranch is adjacent to a pond where ducks, “Los Patos” stop off on their north-south migrations. It is about 10 km west of the town of Jesus Maria in the direction of Mexico City. The ranch is on a hill that slopes to the west receiving sun in the afternoon. It has the characteristic red soil of the Highlands and is above 2200 meters in altitude.

 

TASTING NOTES

 

Blanco [Plata]

Aroma– bitter orange, green banana, white tea, crisp mineral chalkiness, lemon grass, straw and white peach
Palate– jasmine, peppermint, chamomile, raspberry, avocado creaminess, hazelnut, rosemary and green olives

 

Reposado

Aroma – nutmeg, raw artichokes, raw butternut squash, marzipan, stewed rhubarb, low fired clay, frankincense, parchment
Palate – baked red apple, followed by black pepper, dried lavender, magnolia flower, butterscotch, molasses, length is tannic

 

AƱejo

Aroma – gardenia blossoms, lime zest, guava, anise, milk chocolate, eucalyptus, butter, jasmine, honeysuckle, raw basil, honey dew melon
Palate – clarified butter, earthy minerality, raw corn, raw nopal, salty, green pepper corn, honey in honeycomb, aftertaste of cinnamon

 

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