LUNDEY GIN64° Reykjavik Distillery
Immerse yourself in the magic of Lundey Gin, a premium spirit that embodies the unspoiled beauty of Iceland and transcends the ordinary gin experience. This unique gin, meticulously distilled and infused by the acclaimed 64°Reykjavik Distillery, pays tribute to its namesake – Lundey Island, a picturesque destination home to thriving puffin populations and mesmerizing landscapes. With a vibrant blue hue that mirrors the captivating Atlantic Ocean, Lundey Gin is no ordinary spirit. Its enchantment lies in its transformation – a splash of your favorite tonic triggers a breathtaking metamorphosis, turning the gin from a brilliant blue to a vibrant pink, reminiscent of Iceland’s treasured Arctic thyme flowers. This magical spectacle, powered by the natural infusion of Butterfly Pea flower, unfolds right in your glass. But Lundey Gin is more than just a visual marvel – its creation reflects a deep respect for distillation craft, a commitment to preserving the distinct elements of Icelandic origins, and a dedication to offering a drinking experience as distinctive as the island that inspired it. Don’t just taste the gin – experience the magic, the tradition, and the innovation that is Lundey Gin.
Nose: The nose of Lundey Gin starts off with a clear, mild burst of botanicals. Juniper, as the lead botanical, offers a distinct piney note that sets the foundation for the gin’s aroma profile. This is closely followed by angelica and caraway, contributing their spicy and earthy notes, which bring an aromatic depth to the bouquet. Next, the rhubarb and blueberries impart a slight tanginess and sweetness, respectively, enhancing the overall complexity. The fragrance concludes with an unexpected but pleasant infusion of wild Arctic thyme and Clitoria flower, contributing a unique floral aspect.
Palate: On tasting, the gin presents a harmonious balance that is notably smooth and mild. Juniper and Clitoria flower remain as primary flavors, consistent with the nose, with the juniper providing a traditional gin backbone and the Clitoria flower adding a subtle exotic touch. Angelica, meanwhile, imparts a clean and dry taste to the palate, creating a pleasant contrast without introducing any astringency. The rich variety of tastes is a mirrored reflection of the nose, showing the gin’s consistency in flavor profiles from smell to taste.
Finish: The finish of Lundey Gin is uniquely characterized by a subtle sweetness, contrasting with the dryness usually associated with gin. This sweetness is followed by a lasting floral note, thanks to the inclusion of Clitoria flower in the botanical lineup. The finish is neither abrupt nor too long, but leaves a lingering pleasant aftertaste that encourages another sip.
In summary, Lundey Gin offers a well-rounded, intricate yet approachable gin experience. Its unique blend of botanicals and consistent flavor profiles from nose to palate to finish makes it a commendable choice for both gin connoisseurs and those exploring the world of gin for the first time.
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About the Distillery
Step into a world of handcrafted excellence at 64° Reykjavik Distillery, a truly one-of-a-kind establishment. Founded in 2009 by a dedicated family, this distillery holds a special place in Icelandic history as the first independent micro-distillery of its kind. At 64° Reykjavik, each spirit is carefully crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail, using only the finest locally foraged berries, botanicals, and pure Icelandic water. This combination of high-quality ingredients and expert craftsmanship results in spirits that are truly a cut above the rest. Experience the beauty and uniqueness of Iceland’s 64° North latitude through each sip of 64° Reykjavik’s truly small-batch creations.