Joadja Highland Gin 500ml
Joadja Highland Gin
Joadja Distillery is located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia. The town of Joadja was established in the late 1870’s by the Australian Kerosene Oil and Mineral Co. and the hundreds of Scottish oil shale miners who brought with them their skills in the mining and retorting technique… and the stilling and brewing of “sly grog”.
Joadja is proud to announce that Her Excellency, The Governor of NSW has chosen Joadja Highland Gin as a gift to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the people of New South Wales for the 70th Jubilee of The Queen. This Gin is available to purchase as our Highland Gin (clearly, not including the Governor's Crest). A photo of the bottle gifted to Her Majesty can be seen above.
Joadja Highland Gin has been produced in the London Dry Style and created as a tribute to Joadja Valley and the Southern Highlands. With Joadja being home to hundreds of native species of flora and fauna, this blend was created to help fund conservation projects. With this in mind, Joadja Highland Gin champions native Australian botanicals including Strawberry Gum, Mountain Pepper, Lemon Myrtle, Cinnamon Myrtle and Anise Myrtle, all of which capture the essence of the land that is home to Joadja Distillery.
Using pristine water from our on-site spring, each botanical is distilled separately to produce ten infusions that are then carefully blended together to create a balance of flavours and a truly unique Joadja Highland Gin
Nose: Nose opens with an even aroma of juniper and piney styles. Pinecone, pepper and root notes. Given time, the piney top notes diminish slightly to yield the base structure of citrus. The myrtle components are incorporated elegantly into the gin’s structure and do not oppose the additional elements. Subtle pepper tones are maintained throughout the nosing experience although the rooty initial top notes have eased. This is a beautiful trait as it creates a “journey” and “evolution” of the gin’s aromatic profiles.
After several minutes in the glass, lemon essence continues as does a subtle medicinal-woody style. The gin is very pleasant to the nose.
Mouth: Palate-wise, the nose translates to the tongue beautifully and the aroma profile is maintained on the first sip. Here, the initial piney character is noticed and strikingly, the palate solvates with the gin to create a creamy texture. Successive sips highlight the gins body in greater detail. The creamy amalgamation – a mixing of saliva and essential oils – is perfectly situated to be a sipper-style gin!
Botanicals: Juniper, Aniseed Whole, Angelica Root, Cardamom, Coriander, Lemon Myrtle, Strawberry Gum, Mountain Pepper, Cinnamon Myrtle and Anise Myrtle,
Enjoy Responsibly. - 43% Alc/Vol
The Highland Gin also received a Silver Medal at the 2021 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards (Melbourne)