THE CRAFT

of Copper and Herbs . . .

It has taken over 100 test distillations with various combinations of fynbos ingredients to make our first official bottle of Cape Fynbos Gin. A hard earned recipe and clearly not something to share lightly, but here are just a few hints . . .

33 sustainably hand-harvested botanicals, mostly fynbos, form part of the bouquet of this very fine gin. 

HUNTING & GATHERING - 33 botanicals -

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COPPER DISTILLED - from the finest-

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Small batch and handcrafted

Quadruple distilled from the finest white grape spirits in small batches. Extensive fractional distillation produces a smooth base of the finest quality and purity. This pure spirit is then infused with premium juniper berries and elements from 33 indigenous botanicals, sustainably hand harvested for their bark, roots, berries, flowers, stems, peels or leaves. Most of these botanicals are members of the fynbos group of plants for which the region is world famous.

These botanicals are macerated in the alcoholic base prior distillation to allow for optimal binding of the herbal aromas. Vapour-path extraction of flavours are then achieved by suspending the botanicals from the top of the kettle in a muslin bag.

A stepwise bending of pure Franschhoek granite mountain spring water results in a truly unique gin of the highest quality.

 

Deep and complex herbal aromas with hints of orange essence, cloves and white pepper, honey and wild Fynbos all overlaying a perfectly smooth palate make this into a gin to treasure.

 

Every bottle is hand bottled and labeled on site at the Paarl distillery.