Best Pinks Gins: Eight to Try

Fall in love with our selection of fresh, fruity and elegant pink gins. Julie Sheppard recommends top bottles to try and buy.

Julie Sheppard, Decanter

The team behind the successful Mirabeau rosé wines range, make this elegant pink gin is inspired by, and infused with, the grapes and botanicals growing wild on their Provence estate.

A base of grape spirit extracted from Mirabeau’s Forever Summer wine is combined with 12 botanicals including juniper, coriander seed, lemon peel, lavender, jasmine, bay leaf, thyme, rosemary, iris root and angelica.

They give an enveloping and fragrant florality on the nose, while the palate is lifted by citrus freshness and given an earthy touch by generous herbaceousness. There’s also an underlying soft sweetness from the addition of Mirabeau’s Provence rosé to the distillation.

Refreshing and enjoyable to sip on its own, although a lemon peel garnish combined with a bitter tonic, or grapefruit juice, works well to amplify the herbal and floral characters while accenting the sweetness. Alc 43%

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