Turicum Wood Barreled Gin

Turicum

Wood Barreled Gin

Turicum Dry Gin


ABV: 41.5%
Country: Switzerland
Style: Aged
Price per bottle: £41-60
Availability: UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man


David T. Smith

Nose
Almost saffron orange in colour with aromas of orange zest, juniper wood, cedar and pine.

Palate
Lots of woodiness to start – sappy and resinous – with a honeyed sweetness. Light notes of orange citrus and pine blossom follow.

Finish
A long, lingering finish of gentle floral notes and freshly cracked black pepper.

Comments
I really like the flavour profile of this, although the colour was initially a bit startling! It would be lovely served directly from the freezer.

Score

8.9


Bethany Whymark

Nose
Candle wick and wax and a hint of confectionary orange. Some herbal notes, tinged by a slightly sour, burnt aroma. 

Palate
Orange, liquorice root and juniper, with a big hit of cloves, allspice and fennel seed. A touch of sweet figs and dates.

Finish
Fades fairly quickly, with notes of juniper and clove-studded orange that give it a bit of a mulled wine feel.

Comments
Feels like a bit of a handful of a gin, but in a good way. Those orange and spice notes could lend it well to a Negroni.

Score

8.5


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