Bethany Whymark David T. Smith Issue 16 Tastings

Seven Hills – Italian Dry Gin

Seven Hills Italian Dry Gin

Seven Hills

Italian Dry Gin

Mercury Spirits


ABV: 43%
Country: Italy
Style: Classic
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: UK, EU


David T. Smith

Nose
Reminiscent of a perfumed garden with jasmine, neroli, and a touch of green stalkiness.

Palate
Bountiful orange: plump, juicy and very succulent, with a hint of oily zestiness. Wider fruity notes of peach, apricot, and even the floral complexity of yuzu.

Finish
The fruitiness gradually dries and lingers, before muted but oily floral notes.

Comments
An unusual gin with a pleasant profile, it would work wonders in a French ‘75 with the combination of floral, fruitiness and grape notes.

Score

8.6


Bethany Whymark

Nose
Sweetly floral. Rose, clementine-orange citrus, dried fruits, and hints of saffron and rooty turmeric, with a zing of cucumber freshness.

Palate
Sweet caramelised orange, the herbal savouriness of rosemary and smoky-spicy coriander, with continuing floral notes throughout.

Finish
It has good length and spicy warmth with more rosemary and pine.

Comments
This didn’t feel all that classic, but I still liked it. The spiciness would lend it well to a Negroni.

Score

8.5


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