Conservation non-profit Pangolin.Africa has partnered with New Harbour Distillery in Cape Town to launch Pangolin Gin – a limited-edition craft gin sold in support of the organisation’s pangolin awareness, protection and conservation efforts across Africa.
Master Distiller Nic Janeke – one of the most sought-after distillers in the country – has created a unique recipe for a truly African craft gin: Pangolin Gin is distilled using a blend of nine traditional botanicals – including Angelica Root, Sweet Orange Peel and fruit from the iconic African baobab tree – resulting in a wonderfully pungent aroma and zesty, spicy taste.
The first batch of Pangolin Gin is a limited run of just 400 individually numbered bottles, sold on pre-order, with payment due only once the distillery goes into production.
With all profits going to the conservation of the species – and delivery in early December – Pangolin Gin is the perfect gift for any gin lover this festive season.
The gin is priced at R595 per 750ml bottle including nationwide delivery in South Africa via Pargo.
Aroma: Wonderfully aromatic and floral with pungent black pepper spice. Complex scents of Juniper, Orange zest and nutmeg.
Taste: Piney Juniper burst with a slightly sweet palate that opens up to reveal zesty flavours of Orange, Boabab fruit & spicy notes of Cassia Bark
Aftertaste: Pine & Parma violet floral notes with lingering cracked black pepper & spicy cassia bark notes.
To reserve your bottle(s) visit www.pangolin.africa/pangolin-gin