Franz von Stauffenberg
Price per bottle: £21-40
David T. Smith
Forest fruit aromas – bittersweet with an almond nuttiness – with notes of cherry, plum, blackberry, and sloe.
An initial tartness of the fruit, combined with a restrained sourness. The fruitier flavours unfurl, bringing the complexity of various hedgerow fruit.
A green leafiness lingers, with an astringency akin to blackcurrant, with mint.
A complex and balanced liqueur with both gin and fruit notes coming through. Superb with bitter lemon or in a Gin Sour.
A hit of stewed fruits, plum jam and golden syrup with burnt orange and mixed spice. Juniper and traditional gin notes follow.
Full and mouth-wateringly juicy. Well balanced with rich citrus fruit flavours mingling with brown sugar and ginger.
Warm and spicy with a citrus edge cutting through the sweetness.
A well-made sloe gin with oodles of fruitiness. Perfect for sipping with or without ice, or in a flute topped with sparkling wine.