Mezcal with agave syrup turns out to be lovely and drinkable. Despite the smoky, spicy, vegetal, and only faintly caramel aromas, the flavor is surprisingly sweet. Deep raisin and honey/agave nectar notes give way to a lively clove and pepper finish. Light straw color, viscous feel, medium body.
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).