Cornish Dry Gin
Style: London Dry
Price per bottle: £21-40
Availability: UK, EU
David T. Smith
Biscuity notes, lemon shortbread and earthy violets, before quiet, woody pine.
A nuanced sweetness to start that makes way for notes of baking spices like cassia and nutmeg. Sweet, earthy orris then follows, along with a green stalkiness.
Smooth with a combination of leafiness and a mineral dryness.
A cleanly made spirit and a lovely example of a botanically sweet
gin that could be enjoyed in an Aviation cocktail.
Herbal notes of rosemary and thyme, with hints of sappy pine, lemon and black pepper. Overall, it’s fairly light.
iquorice and candied ginger sweetness with oily citrus notes. Juniper is present with a savoury spiciness like cardamom pods.
The final juniper and drying spice notes are helped along by a decent amount of warmth.
This classically flavoured gin would make a good partner for tonic – either classic Indian or Mediterranean-style.