Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 Release 90.4

Vendor Citadelle
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Elevate your gin experience with the Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017, a limited release gin that epitomizes the artistry and refinement of French distillation. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to quality, this exceptional gin showcases the essence of tradition and innovation in every sip.

Crafted with Distinction: Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 is a testament to the distiller's artistry and dedication. This small-batch gin is crafted using time-honored techniques and the finest botanicals sourced from around the world. Each ingredient is carefully selected and meticulously balanced to create a gin of unparalleled complexity and depth.

Aged to Perfection: What sets Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 apart is its unique aging process. After distillation, the gin is rested in oak barrels, allowing it to develop a richness and complexity that is unmatched. The result is a gin of exceptional smoothness and character, with subtle notes of vanilla, oak, and spice that complement the gin's botanical profile.

Limited Release Excellence: Released in limited quantities, Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 is a rare and coveted expression of the distiller's art. Each bottle is individually numbered and meticulously crafted, ensuring that every sip is a true celebration of craftsmanship and excellence.

Exceptional Flavor Profile: From the first sip, Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 delights the palate with its complex and vibrant flavors. Juniper provides a classic foundation, while botanicals such as coriander, orange peel, and cinnamon add layers of depth and complexity. The aging process imparts a subtle sweetness and richness, resulting in a gin of remarkable balance and elegance.

A Toast to Tradition: Whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or as the base for your favorite cocktail, Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 is a gin that is sure to impress. Raise a glass and toast to the tradition of French distillation with this exceptional spirit, a true masterpiece of craftsmanship and refinement. Cheers to Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017.




Tasting Notes

Appearance: Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 Release 90.4 exhibits a rich amber hue, a testament to its meticulous aging process in oak barrels. Its inviting color hints at the depth of flavors waiting to be explored within each sip.

Nose: Upon nosing, the aroma is rich and complex, with notes of warm oak, vanilla, and spice immediately apparent. Subtle hints of juniper and citrus dance in the background, adding brightness and depth to the bouquet. The nose is inviting and sophisticated, inviting the drinker to delve deeper into its complexities.

Palate: The first sip reveals a symphony of flavors that dance gracefully on the palate. Juniper provides a classic foundation, while botanicals such as coriander, orange peel, and cinnamon add layers of complexity and depth. The aging process imparts a subtle sweetness and richness, with notes of caramel, toffee, and toasted oak enveloping the palate. The mouthfeel is smooth and velvety, with a warmth that lingers long after the final sip.

Finish: Citadelle Dry Gin Reserve 2017 Release 90.4 leaves a lasting impression with its impeccably balanced finish. The richness of the oak and botanicals persists, accompanied by a subtle interplay of flavors that evolves with each passing moment. As the flavors gradually fade, a sense of satisfaction remains, inviting contemplation and appreciation of this exceptional spirit.

Distillery Information

Citadelle Gin is a French brand of gin that was first released in 1996. It is produced by Maison Ferrand in Cognac, France. It is named after the only Royal Distillery in the 18th century that was built in Dunkirk, France. It is packaged in a decorated bottle that notes each of the 19 botanicals used in its production.
3 London Dry Gin. Classic in style, crisp in taste & beautifully smooth in texture. Juniper to the fore, supported by floral notes and spicy, warm cardamom.
Citadelle Gin exudes delicate aromas of fresh flowers highlighted by more assertive citric scents. Once served, it emanates more intense, herbaceous notes of juniper and anise; then, the spicy cinnamon side softens the nose, bringing a very gourmand dimension to the gin.
These include: juniper, violet root, coriander, almond, lemon rind, orange peel, angelica, cardamom, cassia bark, cinnamon, licorice, grains of paradise, cubeb, cumin, savory, star anise, nutmeg, fennel and orris root. Bottled at 44% ABV.
Gin is an alcoholic beverage obtained by distillation from a base of grain (wheat or barley). In a further procedure, botanicals along with water are added until the desired flavors are met. To be called a gin, the spirit must have a predominant flavor of juniper berries.