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Spirit of HVEN

Spirit of HVEN
Stella Nova Barrel Aged Gin

Category: Barrel Aged Gin

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 41.8%
Certified Organic
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$30

Spirit of HVEN
Stella Nova Barrel Aged Gin

Category: Barrel Aged Gin

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 41.8%
Golden straw color. Aromas of cinnamon, kola nut, vanilla, and allspice and cigar tobacco with a fat body and a very long cinnamon, mace, cumin, and cracked black pepper, orange, and pine needle and grilled cedar plank finish. A stunning Gin with outstanding aromatics like baking spices on the nose and palate with delicate juniper and botanicals lingering on the finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: cinnamon, kola nut, vanilla, and allspice and cigar tobacco
Taste Flavor: cinnamon, mace, cumin, and cracked black pepper, orange, and pine needle and grilled cedar plank
Smoothness Smoothness: Normal
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A stunning Gin with outstanding aromatics like baking spices on the nose and palate with delicate juniper and botanicals lingering on the finish.

The Importer

Preiss Imports, LLC

The Importer
432 Maple Street, Suite 4
Ramona, CA 92065
USA
1 760-789-9000

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Barrel Aged Gin

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Serve in a Shot Glass
Barrel-aged gin has become a trendy spirit produced by numerous artisan distillers in America. Actually they are bringing this tradition back as barrel-aged gin has been made on the Spanish island of Menorca for more than two hundred years, with white oak barrels being the preferred vessel.

The current barrel-aged gins made in America have a brown color, derived from the bourbon barrels in which it is matured. This technique gives these gins aromas of vanilla and caramel.

These gins are served either over ice or serve as the base of cocktails such as an Old Fashioned or Manhattan.