Gin Citadelle 70cl 44%
In 1775 , Louis XV Iauthorised two visionary Frenchmen , Carpeau and Stival , to open a distillery making genièvre at the Citadelle in Dunkirk , which became the Royal distillery with an exclusive 20 - year privilege . The two founders had 12 traditional copperpotstills made for the distillery , the First of its type .In 1989 , by which time gin had become an industrial spirit , often losing some of its erstwhile complexity and refinement , Cognac Ferrand decided to make a hand – crafted gin , distilled in small copperpotstills according to the same techniques used two centuries earlier . After several years of research in local records in Flanders and o fdevelopment at the Pierre Ferrand cognac distillery , a gin bottled under the Citadellename was produced after more than a century’s absence.
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Taste Floral gin Country of origin France Size 70cl