Category: Sloe gin / sloeberry (Pacharán)
Product of: France
Gabriel Boudier macerate whole slow berries picked from trees growing locally in limestone soil in gin previously distilled by themselves. A relatively small amount of sugar compared to some other sloe gin liqueurs is added.
Sampled on 14/07/2013
Clear, burgundy red.
Pungent, sloe berry fruit and raspberry jam with conifer foliage, cracked black pepper spice and faint almond.
Tart, mouth drying berry fruit with an admirably low sugar content struggling to pacify. Rich berry fruit with cracked black pepper and orange zest oils.
Tart berry finish with more lingering black pepper.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap