Category: Oude genevers
Product of: Netherlands
This oude (old/traditional style) genever contains a high proportion of malt wine and is has been has been matured for at least a year, and up to three years, in oak casks. It is made by the Van Wees family at their distillery in Amsterdam. It is presented in a traditional tall clay bottle.
Sampled on 18/07/2012
Clear, pale straw yellow.
Nuts, olive oil and fresh hay with delicatly spiced sandalwood, brioche and faint pear skin.
Dry and fairly spicy – woody notes are slightly tannic. Cinnamon and clove spice, nutty oak and faint fruitiness (white grape/apple juice).
Dry clove spiced oak with peppery olive oil.
Closure: Natural cork stopper