Song Cai Vietnamese Floral Gin
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Song Cai Vietnamese Floral Gin

Item # 47036

Quite easily one of the most captivating new spirits projects out there, if you haven't heard much about Song Cai yet, there is plenty to read up on. But the best way to get familiar is by tasting these incredible spirits. The small batch vintage floral gin is made with a distinct pairing of five different Vietnamese flowers to the core gin botanicals.

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This great floral gin as made with ingredients sourced in the most agricultural areas of Vietnam. It's made with five flowers also used to perfume homes and decorate altars. Song Cai distillery produces spirits with the purpose of adding value to the local agricultural products. They work with over seventy families in order to encourage to preserve the local plants, botanicals and grains. The name, Song Cai, means in English Mother River and in Vietnamese tradition, rivers represents the notion of "origin". This gin has aromas of pines and citrus blossom, while on the palate you can enjoy green pepper and ripe berries. Sip it by itself or use it in a white Negroni!

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Flor

Flor is a protective layer of naturally occurring yeast that grows, under certain circumstances, in the barrels after fortification. Its presence (or absence) is what determines the style of a given Sherry. When it does grow, it protects the wine from oxidation while feasting on the available glycerin - the resultant Sherries are thus dry and very pale in color (called Finos or Manzanillas). Sometimes the layer forms early on, but then falls into the wine and disintegrates - these Sherries thus...

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