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Rakiura Distilling Co.

Third Island Gin

Third Island Gin

Regular price $79.99 NZD
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ABV: 46.5%

Size: 700 mL

Origin: Oban, Southland

Rakiura rain. Rakiura botanicals. Rakiura, bottled.

A traditional dry gin with the spice of rainforest botanicals, fresh citrus peel, and cassia bark. Locally foraged manuka, rimu, and horopito dance with juniper and coriander seed in a shower of the freshest rainwater on the planet.

A premium, boutique spirit from New Zealand’s southernmost distillery that celebrates Stewart Island, putting their rich culture, colourful history, and pristine environment in every sip.

Botanicals: Juniper, Mānuka, Rimu, Horopito, Coriander Seed & Others

Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water and a slice of lemon.

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Tasting Notes

Nose: Led by bold pine and native pepper.

Palate: Bold juniper with bolstering pepper and dry citrus tones.

Finish: Warming, led by mānuka with lasting pine.

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How To Read A Taste Matrix

The main taste profiles in gin are: Juniper, Citrus, Floral, Fruit, Spice, and Herbal.

The more segments that are filled in any of these tastes, the stronger it is.



Rakiura Distilling Co.


Oban, Southland

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Suggested Recipe



  • 60ml Gin
  • 10ml Dry Vermouth
  • 1-2 Olives or Lemon Peel Twist
  • Ice


  1. Pour the gin and vermouth into a shaker filled with ice and shake until well chilled
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass
  3. Garnish with the olives on a skewer or the lemon peel
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