Closure: Natural cork stopper
Product of: United Kingdom
Most of the botanicals are steeped and distilled in Christina, a traditional 140 litre capacity copper pot still, but more delicate botanicals are distilled in a cold distillation still called 'Little Albion'. The two distillates are married for several weeks before being bottled and hand-labelled. Read more
Sampled on 03/06/2013
Nutty, rooty pine and balsawood with black tea leaves and cardamom spice. A splash of water releases fresh green leafy aromas.
At smidgen under 50% this gin packs a flavoursome punch. As with the nose, the addition of water amplifies green flavours which combine well with piney juniper, subtle black tea and enlivening cardamom.
Green leafy notes linger with white tea, pine and mixed peppery spice. Both strength of flavour and alcoholic strength make this a G&T rather than a cocktail gin.