Category: Other Distilled Gins
Product of: Spain
Pronounced 'sho-ri-gair' and produced on the island of Menorca, Xoriguer is one of only two gins in the world with its own EU Designation of Origin. Gin has been distilled at Mahón since the 18th century when the island was under British control and the port was an important naval base. Read more
Sampled on 24/12/2013
Very floral, almost perfumed oily orange zest and orange flower with spicy pine juniper.
The grape character of the base alcohol comes through on the spicy, herbaceous palate with generous juniper, black pepper spice, camomile, lemon zest and almond.
Long, lingering, breath-freshening juniper, black pepper and orange zest. Spicy and characterful.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap