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The "Old Sport" is a gin with Greek identity and is the last new product of distiller "Callicouni"! Mildly complex and fresh, selectively distilled with wild Juniper Berries, Angelica Root, Rosemary, Cardamom Seeds, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, Orris Root, Licorice Root, Lemon Peel, Bitter Orange Peel, Coriander Seeds and Mastiha, the resin of the native Mastic trees on Chios island, the unique in the world ʻtears of Chiosʼ. It is about a gentle gin, which has distilled with passion, while the triple distillation has given a special raciness! A combination of five herbs is used at the first distillation, while a second mixture of three herbs is added at the second stage of distillation. In the final step the addition of mastic gives an amazing raciness, accompanied with citrus and spices.
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Meet the producer: Callicounis Distillery
Callicounis Distillery

The Classic Architectural conception Building of the Company into the Center of Kalamata. Built in 1910. In 1850 G. CALLICOUNIS established in Kalamata of Messinia prefecture in Greece, the first steam powered distillery equipment with the best known machinery at the time. With studies of chemistry in Triesto and combining with imagination and knowledge a big variety of aromatic plants, roots and fruits from the vast vegetation of Southern Greece, he performed the creation of Distillates and extracts with original subtle tastes and flavours. The such produced distillates, extracts, concentres and absolues are the aromatic and tasteful heart of the aperitifs, Digestifs, Bitters and liqueurs produced since by the Distillery. And such become the fame of CALLICOUNIS products that King George A during his visit to Kalamata visited the factory and awarded N. Callicounis with the silver Cross of Knights for his services to the Greek industry.

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Kalamata is one of the largest cities in southwest Peloponnese. It is the capital city of the prefecture of Messinia and is also the port of South mainland Greece. It has built at the foot of Mount Cart (edge of Taygetos) in the heart of Messinian Bay, it has Mediterranean climate with warm winter and mild summers. Kalamata is the second largest city in Peloponnese ( the first one is Patra) and its story begins from the period of Homer. In particular, Homer had mentioned Fares, an ancient town which had built around where it is now the castle of the city. The most important event of the long history of the city is the liberation from the Turks, on 23th March of 1821. In the end of 19th century has been built the port of Kalamata, which operates until today. The city is showing considerable growth and acne. It has been characterized as the Marseilles of Morea and it is an important urban, economic and commercial center of the region. It is also the administrative center of the prefecture of Messinia. The economy of region is based on the agriculture. It is indeed the Promised Land. Almost everything can be produced in Messinia. From the famous Kalamata olives and extra virgin Olive Oil , up figs, raisins, vegetables, citrus, rich aromatic wines and delicious flavored vinegars. It could not be mentioned in herbs ,which grown in the region. Taygetos, the imposing mountain of Messinia, is one of the richest and most interesting ecosystems of Europe with a large number of plants that grow only there. Balm for pain, fragrant oregano for food and mountain tea are some of the small wonders of Messinian nature. And all these without chemical or other treatment and with all the natural flavor and their amazing properties. Kalamata except from a rich gastronomic destination attracts an indeed large number of visitors due to its cultural activity and its wonderful landscapes. Amazing sandy beaches, pebbled coves, proud villages, Byzantine churches, fertile land and mountains give the promise for unforgettable holiday.
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Greek gin «Old Sport Premium Gin» from Kalamata "Callicounis Distilleries" 700ml

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Product code: 001728 Gross Weight 1.285kg
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Handcrafted with passion, a most gentle and adventurous gin.

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