Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin 2018 (700ml)
The 2018 release has great depth of colour and is much richer and more vibrant than 2017, carrying really beautiful purples and reds to bottle.
Flavour-wise it’s showing dark fruit, red berry and spice. There is also plenty of that classic Yarra Shiraz white pepper. And of course a lovely ginny character carries those grape aromas, making it unmistakably gin.
The palate is lovely and sweet, with long juniper and spice characters to finish.
SOLD OUT - Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin 2019 is now available here, with Cameron Mackenzie attending our 'Behind The Bar' FREE tasting at Nillumbik Cellars from 5:30pm May 31st 2019.
Our home is in the Yarra Valley, where our neighbours make some of the finest wines in the world. So in 2015 we combined our Rare Dry Gin with some of the best Shiraz grapes in Australia to create our Bloody Shiraz Gin for the first time.
And now each year we steep Yarra Valley Shiraz grapes in gin, and after eight weeks we press the fruit before blending with more Rare Dry Gin.
The ABV is 37.8%, unlike Sloe Gin where the alcohol less than 30%. So it packs a punch and is ideal in a range of cocktails. The gin is unfiltered, so it will develop secondary fruit characters beyond two years, and is best consumed within two years of vintage. Distillery Notes
|Brand||Four Pillars Distillery Healesville Yarra Valley|