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The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin

Vendor The Sassenach
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Embrace the untamed spirit of the Scottish Highlands with The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin, a tribute to the rugged beauty and timeless elegance of Scotland's wild landscapes. Crafted with passion and reverence by skilled artisans, this gin captures the essence of the Highlands in every bottle, offering a taste of Scotland's rich heritage and natural abundance.

At the heart of The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin lies a carefully curated selection of botanicals, each chosen for its exceptional quality and distinctive flavor profile. Locally sourced juniper berries provide a classic foundation, while a blend of wild botanicals, including heather, thistle, and rowan berries, adds depth and complexity. These ingredients are combined in small batches to create a gin that is as bold and adventurous as the Highlands themselves.

Upon opening, The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin reveals a captivating aroma that transports the senses to the misty glens and windswept moors of Scotland. Fragrant notes of juniper and heather mingle with hints of citrus and spice, inviting anticipation of the sensory journey to come.

On the palate, The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin delights with a harmonious blend of flavors that dance across the tongue. The juniper asserts itself boldly, accompanied by the delicate sweetness of heather and the tartness of rowan berries. Subtle hints of citrus and spice add brightness and depth, while a whisper of peat smoke lingers in the background, leaving a lasting impression of Scotland's rugged terrain.

Versatile and refined, The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin is equally at home in classic cocktails as it is enjoyed neat or on the rocks. Whether mixed into a refreshing gin and tonic, shaken into a crisp martini, or savored slowly to appreciate its complexity, The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin offers a taste of Scotland's wild beauty with every sip.

Indulge in the spirit of the Highlands with The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin and experience the timeless elegance and natural splendor of Scotland in every glass. From its bold flavors to its captivating aroma, it is a gin that invites you to savor the essence of Scotland, one sip at a time.

 

ABV

42%

Tasting Notes

Appearance:
The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin presents itself with a captivating clarity, reminiscent of the pristine waters that flow through Scotland's untamed landscapes, setting the stage for an enchanting tasting experience.

Aroma:
Upon the first inhale, a symphony of botanical aromas unfolds. Locally sourced juniper berries take the lead, their piney essence intertwined with delicate floral notes of heather. Subtle hints of citrus dance in the background, while a whisper of spice and a touch of peat smoke evoke the rugged beauty of the Scottish Highlands.

Palate:
With each sip, The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin reveals layers of complexity and depth. Juniper reigns supreme, delivering a bold and assertive flavor that is balanced by the sweet floral tones of heather and the tartness of rowan berries. Citrus notes add brightness and vibrancy, while a subtle smokiness lingers in the background, leaving a lasting impression of Scotland's rugged terrain.

Texture:
Smooth and velvety on the palate, The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin glides effortlessly, enveloping the senses in a rich and luxurious texture that enhances the overall drinking experience.

Finish:
The finish is long and lingering, with the flavors evolving and intertwining in a mesmerizing dance. Juniper and floral notes linger on the palate, accompanied by a subtle warmth that leaves a satisfying depth to the overall experience. As the flavors gradually fade, a sense of contentment remains, prompting another sip to prolong the journey.

Distillery Information

The Sassenach Wild Scottish Gin is distilled using various locally foraged botanicals from the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, the area where Sam was born and grew up. Sam worked with Craig Rankin at Crafty Distillery to create a Scottish Gin that captured the local wild larder.
Sassenach Spirits is a division of the Great Glen Company, which was founded by Scottish actor and philanthropist Sam Heughan and American entrepreneur Alex Norouzi.The Sassenach is no different: To kick things off, Master Blender Michael Henry punctiliously chooses single malt whiskies — the exact single malts used in this blend are a closely-guarded secret, but according to the Whiskey Reviewer, the single malts used in The Sassenach are aged between 9 to 20 years.Sassenach Spirits is a division of the Great Glen Company, which was founded by Scottish actor and philanthropist Sam Heughan and American entrepreneur Alex Norouzi.Sassenach; a noun meaning outsider or stranger; Scottish Gaelic; circa 1700s. The Sassenach Blended Scotch Whisky is the brainchild of Scottish Actor Sam Heughan (Outlander) and Master Blender Michael Henry of Loch Lomond Distillery.

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