Fynbos : noun fyn·bos \ˈfān-ˌbȯs\
From Dutch, meaning fine leaved plants. A biome of southern coastal South Africa characterised by diverse endemic plant species. Fynbos is a small belt of natural shrubland or heathland vegetation located in the Western Table Mountain in Cape Town supports 2,200 species, more than the entire United Kingdom.
Quadruple distilled from the nest white grape spirits in small batches. Extensive fractional distillation produces a smooth base of the nest quality and purity. This pure spirit is then infused with premium juniper berries and elements from 33 indigenous botanicals, sustainably hand harvested for their bark, roots, berries, flowers, stems, peels or leaves. Most of these botanicals are members of the fynbos group of plants for which the region is world famous.
The botanicals are macerated in the alcoholic base prior distillation to allow for optimal binding of the herbal aromas. Vapour-path extraction of favours are then achieved by suspending the botanicals from the top of the kettle in a muslin bag.
A stepwise bending of pure Franschhoek granite mountain spring water results in a truly unique gin of the highest quality.
Every bottle is hand bottled and labelled on site at the Paarl distillery.