By Radhika Seth
It is important to know the origination of the 44°N Gin, as therein lies the secret to its making. Taking its name from the geographic coordinates of Grasse, 44°N is essentially a is cold, low pressure distilled gin, with botanicals included.
For those who don’t know it, Grasse is a town on the French Riviera and is situated in the hills north of Cannes. This region is known for its perfume industry. The heritage and legacy belongs to the likes of Musée International de la Parfumerie, in the town center. Fragonard, Molinard and Galimard, which are large perfumeries in the area – offer tours and show you how perfume is made.
Little Perfume-making Science Helps with Making Gin
The fragrance capital of the world has heavily influenced the making of this Gin. The botanicals that go into the making of this Gin include Angelica, Samphire, bitter orange, Alexanders seeds, dried Verbena leaves, Centifolia rose petals and Cade.
Taking inspiration from its surroundings, which include the deep blue Mediterranean Sea and the aromatic Provençal botanicals, the 44°N captures the energy of Mimosa and Immortelle, while using the modern gin distilling methods, along with cutting edge perfume extraction technology.