Isle of Harris Gin 45% 700ml
A beautifully designed bottle captures the elemental nature of the Isle of Harris, while its contents reward the discerning gin drinker with maritime pleasures.
On The Nose: A well-defined juniper note with pine needles, immediately followed by the fresh citrus notes of bitter orange, lime and grapefruit. Develops a complex floral note of rose and wallflowers with crushed green herbs, coriander and gooseberry all underpinned by mixed spice. Sugar kelp adds to the complexity and richness and gives a dry maritime note.
On The Palate: Refreshing gin with good balance between the bitter juniper and pine and the sweet fruit flavours of mango, grapefruit and orange. A green herb flavour has developed of crushed coriander. Distinctive and smooth with a dry, flinty taste.
On The Finish: Overall a long, clean finish. As the juniper and citrus fade away, sweet vanilla and black pepper remain with a gentle reminder of the sea.
The inclusion of local, hand-harvested Sugar Kelp speaks of our island’s deep connections to the sea while working with eight other carefully chosen botanicals.