Bombay Sapphire creates a sunset-inspired gin, Bombay Sapphire Sunset
Bombay Sapphire Master Botanist Ivano Tonutti draws inspiration from places around the world for the botanicals used in the range. The new gin is inspired by the "gentle warmth and orange glow of the setting sun."
Natasha Curtin, Global Vice President of Bombay Sapphire, said: “As the global gin boom continues to prosper, we remain dedicated to championing creativity and craftsmanship in our products. The Special Editions are unique and contemporary expressions of Bombay Sapphire gin, each inspired by the natural world from which we obtain our exquisite botanicals. "
Bottled with an alcohol content of more than 43%, Bombay Sapphire Sunset is considered the “ideal gin for creativity in cocktails”, allowing drinkers to use the expression for “late afternoon aperitif occasions” and for nighttime consumption. Sunset is made with Bombay Sapphire's top 10 botanicals, as well as golden turmeric, Indian white cardamom, and Spanish mandarin.
Tonutti said: “I have worked closely with our master distiller, Dr. Anne Brock, to create a subtle combination of warm spices and citrus notes that really enhance the complex flavor profile of Bombay Sapphire gin, providing lingering warmth and flavor. refreshing. Bombay Sapphire Sunset balances the spices of cardamom and turmeric along with the bittersweet sun-dried Spanish mandarin, bringing aromatic spices and warmth, just like those last rays of sun at the end of the day. "
The gin is said to have "warmth and depth" from the addition of cardamom, while the mandarin brings a "sweet" note. It is suggested to serve the expression with tonic and garnish it with an orange wheel to emphasize the “hot spice” of the bottling.