Coromandel Dry Gin
Country: New Zealand
Price per bottle: £61-90
Availability: New Zealand
David T. Smith
Exotic, fruity notes: floral orange, hints of mandarin and clementine, and a sprinkle of spice.
elvety in texture with waxy vanilla and juniper notes to start, before it moves onto flavours of tonka bean and fragrant jasmine. A clearly distilled gin with an enjoyable crispness.
Slightly flinty and mineral on the finish, with some final notes of lemon and lime and a gentle warmth.
A bold, well-made gin with a complex character that would be well-suited to a Dry Martini.
Rich orange character: boiled orange sweets, candied peel, rich orange cream, perhaps orange-infused tea. A peppery note lends spice, with menthol freshness and a creamy nuttiness.
Lovely balance. Menthol and pepper notes come forward, back up by creamy citrus notes. The texture is rich, almost thick.
A burst of leafy herbal freshness wraps the tongue with a little earthy, peppery warmth.
An incredibly enjoyable gin with a great balance of flavours that would shine in a Martini.