Handcrafted with passion, a most gentle and adventurous gin. Mildly complex and fresh, selectively distilled with wild Juniper Berries, Angelica Root, Rosemary, Cardamom Seeds, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, Orris Root, Licorice Root, Lemon Peel, Bitter Orange Peel, Coriander Seeds and Mastiha, the resin of the native Mastic trees on Chios island, the unique in the world ʻtears of Chiosʼ. Crisp and fresh nose with tender bites of juniper on a subtle backbone of earthy spices and cardamom. Gentle alcohol notes, sweet and floral in the background. Juniper kicks in with a fruity bouquet dancing on a bright citrus tone on the palate. A smooth and adventurous pine and rosemary escort complements a genuinely rich feel. Clean and lively finish, balanced citrus and spicy dryness with a novel and gentle resinous sweetness.
Callicounis Distillery Old Sport Gin (Mastiha) 0.7lt
In 1850 G. CALLICOUNIS, established in Kalamata of Messinia prefecture in Greece, the first steam powered distillery equipment with the best known machinery at the time.
With studies of chemistry in Triesto and combining with imagination and knowledge a big variety of aromatic plants, roots and fruits from the vast vegetation of Southern Greece, George Callicounis performed the creation of Distillates and extracts with original subtle tastes and flavours. Their distillates extracts, concentres and absolues are the same aromatic and tasteful heart of the aperitifs, Digestifs, Bitters and liqueurs produced since then by the Distillery. As one of Greece’s oldest distillery, the craftsmanship & experience have been passed on from generation to generation. Awarded with numerous accolades, prizes & awards by Dignitaries & Royalties and proud of their heritage.