Seven Sisters Grape Spirit No.1 2018

£50.00£240.00

Our unique secret ingredient used in all of our Seven Sisters Spirits products. The Grape Spirit No.1 2018 is an extraordinary spirit with great depth, complexity and with a rounded mouth-feel.

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What is the Seven Sisters Grape Spirit No.1?

We’ve had this up our sleeve for a couple of years. We use it as a base for our gin and brandy, and to fortify our vermouth, and we found using a state-of-the-art pot and column hybrid still that we could be really accurate with the flavours and what we’ve come up with is superb. You treat it like a fine whisky, you can drink it neat (and we love it like that) but it has such fantastic depth and complexity in its fruit flavours that you can use it as a base for an interesting twist in most classic cocktails or take your brown and stirred drinks to another level with 10ml on the end to get a burst of something unique.

How is the Seven Sisters Grape Spirit No.1 Made?

The first two pressings of our grapes are blended to create our celebrated Rathfinny Sussex Sparkling wine. We then make a unique still wine from the third pressing of these grapes, the Rebêche. Our 2018 base wine, made from the third pressing of 56% Pinot Noir, 32% Chardonnay and 12% Pinot Meunier, is distilled in a 1,800L copper pot still, from 12% to 27% abv. This is pot-distilled a second time to 74% abv, then diluted down to 48%.

Tasting Note

Caramelised apricot notes entice on the nose, leading to a rich palate of ripe cherry and star anise, and a lifted, apple-blossom finish. Enjoy poured over ice, with tonic or as an accompaniment to a range of exciting cocktails, such as a Sussex Sour.

Cocktail Recipe – Sussex Sour

Taste the complexity of our wine in a cocktail that is the perfect way to kick off your celebrations.

Ingredients

50ml Seven Sisters Grape Spirit No. 1
35ml Lemon Juice
25ml Sugar Syrup
Egg White
Bitters

Method

1. Shake all ingredients with ice.
2. Shake all ingredients without ice.
3. Pour into coupe glass.
4. Garnish with bitters.

Discover Seven Sisters Spirits

The Seven Sisters portfolio of grape-based spirits is nurtured in the Rathfinny Estate, nestled in the South Downs in East Sussex. The Seven Sisters team expertly blends grape spirit from each year’s harvest into a limited quantity of gin, vermouth and a unique Grape Spirit No. 1. Visit sevensistershq.com for more information about Seven Sisters Spirits and cocktail recipes.

Botanicals

Apricot, Cherry, Star Anise, Apple Blossom, Grass, Foliage, Caramel, Copper

Single & Case Options

Seven Sisters Spirits 50cl Bottle, Seven Sisters Spirits Case (6x 50cl)

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