Christian Drouin keeps exploring new flavour associations.
launching Le Gin de Christian Drouin in 2015, the only Gin elaborated using
over 30 varieties of cider apples and 7 aromatic spices, carefully selected for
their perfect match with apple and juniper aromas, Guillaume Drouin signs a new
blend devoted to red berries.
The same principles have presided the making of Carmina as they
did for the original version of Le Gin: each aromatic ingredient is macerated
and then separately distilled to optimize the extraction of aromas. The
distillates are then assembled before bottling.
has a summer-like bouquet. It mixes fruit and flowers, using not only juniper
and Normandy cider apple varieties but also raspberries, blackcurrants, elder
flowers, vanilla, lemon and orange.
The packaging of Carmina respects the identity of Le Gin de
Christian Drouin; however, the colour code is carmine as a reminder of the
domineering aromas of this new gourmet gin with its hints of raspberries and
edition: only 8550 bottles will be marketed.
advice: to be sipped neat or as a Gin Tonic, with a slice of lemon and a
raspberry to decorate.