Slow Sloe Gin
Price per bottle: £61-90
David T. Smith
Vivid notes of sloe berries and plum on the nose, joined by a little cinnamon, cassia, and vanilla.
Sappy juniper pine and cedar upfront, followed by spicy coriander, creamy vanilla, and then jammy and nutty almond notes reminiscent of sloe berries. Complex, with a rich texture and balanced sweetness.
Perfumed pine blossom, with slightly tannic notes of tea.
An excellent expression of a sloe gin; the barrel adds complexity and a pleasant dryness – superb!
Big and spicy: black pepper, turmeric, coriander, and allspice, with buttery orange and chocolate chip cookies, all surrounded by toasted, sugary oak notes.
Still a strong presence of spice, with the leaves and juice of limes, then a little creamy sweetness of orange chocolate.
Nutty sesame oil and a little charred woodiness. Resinous juniper notes burst in at the very end.
An incredibly complex and bold gin that deserves to be explored on its own over ice.