Nine Elms No.18 - Valentine's Day Gift
|Food pairing||Meat, Vegetables, Beef, Lamb, Poultry, Cheese, Indian|
Created in London and produced using an innovative combination of traditional & contemporary techniques, NINE ELMS No.18 is the first in a range of drinks designed to bridge the divide between alcoholic and non-alcoholic products.
Appearance: Bright ruby with slight viscosity.
Smell: Herbaceous and earthy with spiced back notes. Mint, dill, beetroot, bramble, cloves.
Taste: Savoury, full & fresh with a long, spicy and pleasingly bitter aftertaste. Good acidity & soft tannin. Red fruit, black cherries, barberries, sumac, black pepper, clove, gentian.
Method: This sensorial depth is achieved by the skilful blending of the juice of 4 types of berry and the botanical infusions of 20 different flowers, herbs and spices.
Pairing suggestions: Goat cheese, beef jerky, chargrilled vegetables, poultry, lamb curry, roast meats & dark chocolate.
Preferred stemware: Pinot noir glass or cabernet glass
NINE ELMS NO.18: DRINK LUXURIOUSLY THIS VALENTINES DAY
Raise a glass to romance this Valentines Day with a bottle of NINE ELMS No.18. A sophisticated non-alcoholic indulgence that drinks like a wine, No.18s intricately crafted recipe uses an innovative combination of traditional and contemporary techniques to create the perfect high-end, stylish alternative to the commercial Valentines Day experience.
Made from the botanical infusions of 20 different flowers, herbs and spices and the juice of 4 types of berry NINE ELMS No.18 has been specifically designed to drink alongside food to elevate the ultimate non-alcoholic dining experience. Perfectly paired with broad range of rich, savoury dishes, , the drinks complex combination of flavours makes it perfect for a classy celebratory night in this February 14th.
Forget the clichéd box of chocolates or red roses, an elegant glass bottle of Nine Elms No.18 provides an eye-catching gift alternative for your partner. Ideal for creating cocktails to impress or simply served neat alongside your Valentines Day dinner for two, its perfect for celebrating.
Notes: We do not add any sugar or sweetener other than what comes naturally from the berries, therefore a 125ml serve of NINE ELMS No.18 contains a mere 20 calories. (The sugar content is under 40g per Litre.)
The Straight Pour
NINE ELMS No.18 has been crafted to complement good food. It is not meant to emulate wine, but does share some of wines characteristics, working as a satisfying alternative for food lovers who choose not to drink alcohol. Its soft tannins, gentle acidity and progressively unfolding complexity are most enjoyable when accompanied by something delicious to eat. NINE ELMS No. 18 works with a broad range of flavours. Please try it with food to fully appreciate its virtues.
75ml NINE ELMS No.18
10ml cold-brewed coffee
75ml FeverTree Light Tonic
Fresh sprig of rosemary
Juicy twist of pink grapefruit
Measure the NINE ELMS No.18 and cold-brewed coffee into an ice filled highball or rocks glass. Give it a gentle stir then add the rosemary sprig and grapefruit twist. Top with the tonic.
90ml NINE ELMS No.18
Generous dash of Peychaud's Bitters
2-3 leaves of fresh mint
Add everything but the twist to an ice filled shaker. Shake vigorously, then strain into a chilled Nick & Nora glass. Finish with an orange peel twist.