Darnley's View, Spiced Gin

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Darnley's View London Dry Gin
Darnley's View, Spiced Gin
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  • 91 Points
    Planet Grape Wine Reviews 2016
DescriptionDarnley's View Gin is a product of a family recipe and captures the moment in 1565 when Mary Queen of Scots spied her future husband, Lord Darnley, through the courtyard window at Wemyss Castle. From this marriage came a prince who later united the thrones of England and Scotland as James VI and Ist. We like to think of Darnley's son, conceived through a union that began at Wemyss, as a symbol of our desire to combine the best of English and Scottish distilling to create a unique gin. The principal botanicals in our recipe are juniper, cinnamon and nutmeg. Why London and not Scotland given our Scottish heritage? Simple. Because we want to create a completely authentic gin in gins historic home; one which would appeal to those who appreciate the history and provenance of this iconic white spirit.
VinificationDarnley’s View Spiced Gin is made with a selection of carefully selected berries, seeds, peels and roots collectively known as botanicals.
PalateFull and rounded, cinnamon and nutmeg coming through strongly, with juniper developing gently.
AnalysisAlcohol: 42.7 %
Bottle size
750 ml