2011 Gold Winner

2011 Silver Winner

2011 Bronze Winner

Raisthorpe Manor Sloe Gin

  • http://www.raisthorpemanor.com
  • ABV: 22%
  • Origin of Sloes: Estate grown in Doncaster, Yorkshire.
  • Raisthorpe Manor Sloe Gin

    Appearance:

    Clear amber/tawny.

    Nose:

    Medium matured oak nose with subtle floral scents pushing through.

    Palette:

    This sloe gin had a medium sweetness and the various components were gracefully integrated. A full bodied, yet refreshing, taste showcasing an array of flavours, including oak notes, sloes, forest fruits, hints of juniper and floral undertones. Overall the palette was extremely well balanced with a long and warming bittersweet finish. This sloe gin was described by one of the panel as ‘a sophisticated, yet modest sloe gin with good manners’.

    Overall:

    This was a sophisticated sloe gin, imparting an aura of grandeur throughout its tasting. Scored highly across the panel, it triumphed and secured the gold award for Raisthorpe Manor. The epitome of sloe gin.