Ballintaggart is a unique destination set in rural Perthshire on the outskirts of Pitlochry. The venue includes the Ballintaggart Farm, Grandtully Hotel, a culinary school and a farm shop established by Chris, Rachel and Andrew Rowley. Combining rural luxury and a focus on creating memorable experiences, visitors can stay, cook, eat, and discover an authentic taste of Scotland’s larder.
With a business focused on creating premium food and drink experiences, the Rowley family developed a range of pre-batched cocktails to complement the seasonal menus and ethos of the business to showcase Scotland’s world class food and drink producers. In 2021, working with a local distillery, the family launched Ballintaggart Foraged Gin, which uses several botanicals forged on the Ballintaggart Estate.
Ballintaggart Foraged Gin was created as a collaboration between the team at Ballintaggart and Badvo Distillery, which is just a few miles from the Ballintaggart Estate. Ballintaggart Foraged Gin features a number of botanicals that are foraged on the estate including lovage, nasturtium and meadowsweet along with a number of classic gin botanicals. including juniper. The flavour profile transitions through zesty citrus, piney juniper and scented florals with notes of green herbaceous traits, with a crisp, clean zesty note on the finish.
Key Botanical(s): Lovage, Nasturtium, Meadowsweet
Gin Style: London Dry
Strength: 45% vol
Goes great with: A slice of orange peel, tonic and ice.