Highclere Castle Gin


Description

Highclere Castle Gin is the winner of 9 prestigious gold awards with a score of 95 points.  Highclere Castle is famous around the world as “the real Downton Abbey”.  Highclere Castle Gin is distilled from a blend of botanicals grown on Highclere Castle’s ancient estate including vibrant oranges from the Victorian Orangery. This exceptionally smooth London Dry Gin integrates juniper, orange zest, lime flower, cardamom, and other botanicals along with Highclere’s famous oats to soften the finish. Bottled at 43.5% ABV, it is quickly becoming a must have in the world of cocktail mixology.  Highclere Castle Gin is distilled at Langley Distillery, England’s oldest gin distillery. The bottle is custom produced in England. 

 

Highclere Castle is renowned throughout the world for hosting extravagant parties with many of the world’s most interesting people and Highclere Castle Gin was created to celebrate the “true spirit” of Highclere.

 

“If humankind was as subtle, smooth, and balanced as this gin, the world would be a much finer place.”
-Chris Carlsson, Spirits Review Rating:10/10

 

“a very classy and charming gin. A combination of bright and earthy citrus from orange and lemon, classic juniper, and earthy notes of angelica and cassia.”
-Paul Jackson, The Gin Guide


Tasting Notes

Aroma
Sweet citrus opens to a floral bouquet with a crisp pine back note.

Flavour
A luxurious and silky mouth feel. Citrus of orange with notes of lemon and lime move into restrained juniper on the mid palate with gentle spices and florals. A long lasting velvety smooth finish.

Tasting Summary
The recipe was meticulously developed over four years. The careful selection of botanicals contains essential oils that give Highclere Castle Gin a delicate bouquet of citrus, juniper, and floral beauty. The exceptionally smooth creamy finish results from using Highclere Castle estate-grown oats. Lord & Lady Carnarvon with their dedicated team of gardeners, manage the botanicals that come from the Monk’s Garden and the Victorian-era Orangery, picturesquely located behind the castle.


ABV/Proof
43.5%/87