The Monkey 47 Sloe Gin is produced in addition to the 47 existing botanicals mostly from hand-picked blackthorn. Care is taken during production to ensure that fresh blackthorn and no concentrates are used. The Monkey 47 Sloe Gin matures for 3 months in earthenware barrels.Tasting notes:Colour: red, cloudy. Nose: Lavender, notes of citrus fruits. Taste: Bitter, sweet, herbs, lavender. Finish: Long lasting.