London Dry Gin
Highclere Castle Spirits
Style: London Dry
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: UK, US, EU, global markets
David T. Smith
Solid juniper notes on the nose, before spicy coriander and earthy angelica.
Clean in texture and notably classic in style, ticking all the boxes for lovers of more traditional gins. Beyond the classic three botanical flavours, an array of citrus and spice flavours add complexity.
A gentle spiciness on the finish, before a final parting kiss of juniper.
A solid London Dry gin that would be delightful in an Evans-style gin and tonic (garnished with both lemon and lime).
A delicate nose, with notes of lemon peel, juniper and a little floral fragrance. A touch of coriander spice and angelica.
Good juniper character with citrus, spice and woody notes. A touch of sweetness, like plums baked with cinnamon. Very light, silky texture.
Warmth in the finish with lingering piney notes and a little lemon peel zestiness.
A well-balanced and classically flavoured London Dry that would make a stand-up gin and tonic.