Roku

ROKU GIN

At the peak of gin where we are bombarded with a thousand brands, one of them catches my attention, with an original base, the number six is ​​on all sides. Produced by the Suntory distillery, founded in Osaka, Japan. The Kanji which appears, represents the number six in Japanese, a figure that explains the six Japanese botanists that are used for its preparation. Roku is produced in the liquor workshop, the special distillery for distillates. In this workshop consists of 4 types of stills Different botanists are distilled separately, according to the characteristic of each, to extract the best of each one and thus maintain their particular characteristics. The sakura flower, one of the botanicals that appears in the bottle, is extracted by distillation to the It was emptied in stainless steel stills, while the distillation of the yuzu is done in copper stills. The six Japanese natural botanicals are collected in high season to extract the best omas and flavors all of them are collected in the 4 seasons of the year, following the philosophy «SHUN» that is when they are at their right point of maturation. Each one of the unique botanicals of Japan is represented in the hexagonal bottle. The label is printed on washi paper, a very fine paper made in Japan, using as a raw material plants of local flora, such as mulberry paper. Washi is the traditional Japanese paper that has been manufactured by hand for centuries.

On the nose citrus notes of yuzu, juniper and mix of floral and herbal touches

The floral notes remind of violet or lavender.

BOTANICAL

Cherry Blossom

Cherry leaf

Te Sencha

Te Syokuro

Pepper Sanha

Yuzu

Juniper

Orange skin

Lemon peel

Coriander

Cinnamon

R.angélica

Angelica Seed

Cardamom

YUZU

From the family of citrus fruits and large pips, it grows in East Asia. The best of this fruit is in the skin, its peel gives off an excellent smell of citrus and fresh, of flavor with bitter touches. Its appearance is that of a small Orange and its color ranges from green to yellow. Its flavor is similar to grapefruit, but it can also be confused with that of a tangerine, but less acidic than a lemon. It is grown mainly in Japan, China or Korea. It comes from a shrub that resists cold climates and slowly growing, because it takes to develop between 15 or 20 years. The origin of the yuzu goes back more than 1200 years ago in China, more specifically in the Yagze River region and was taken to Japan during the period of Nara.This shrub blooms from April to May giving some white flowers similar to our orange blossom.In summer they begin to appear green fruits until arriving at November and December that is when they begin to turn yellow. As data data curio So we have a fruit with three times more vitamin C than lemon, it is rich in antioxidants, as well as in collagen and vitamin P

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