Manso (tame) is produced from agave cultivated in the region of Jiquilpan and the municipality of Sahuayo just north of Cotija, Michoacán. This maguey is known locally as Cenizo for the characteristic gray color of its leaves. Manso Sahuayo mezcal bursts with sweet fruit, cheese, and vanilla aromas and flavors.
An Agave Sp (unspecified agave) that is cultivated from the area of Jiquilpan and Sahuayo. It is Locally referred to as Cenizo, due to the color of the pencas, but the CRM recognizes it as Manso Sahuayo. This seems to be a heavy favorite amongst agave enthusiasts.
Aroma: Cotija cheese, papaya, orange peel, grassy
Flavor: sweet agave, vanilla, mint
Bottle Size: 750mL