6TH GENERATION MASTER DISTILLER
BARREL AGED GENEVER, 5 years old
Rutte’s distiller seeks out 5-year-old malt wines from various barrel types, combining them into a lovely blend, harmoniously balanced with distillates and extracts of no fewer than 8 botanicals. A 100% malt wine genever; full, complex, a hint of sweetness and sherry.
juniper, angelica, orris root, orange blossom
Wood, liquorice, floral, a touch of sherry, malt.
The gin that whisky lovers will also appreciate.
For centuries, Dordrecht used to be a wine city. Wine was imported into the city in barrels, from the ports. Rutte also ran a wine shop out of its distillery, and with ample empty wine caskets at his disposal, Jan Rutte created the very first five-year-old aged genever in the 1940s.