The distillation master at Plunhof recommends it as basis for traditional Gin Tonic. Less recommended, on the other hand, are currently trend ingredient additions of pepper and cucumber.
With the first gin distilled in the Dolomites, the distillation master at Zu Plun has followed up on witch myths revolving around
the Sciliar region. Plenty of old herb knowledge is hidden in this distillation, whose ingredients – with the exception of the
lemon rind from Lake Garda – are grown in the Dolomites and on the Alpe di Siusi. Apart from juniper and 24 mountain herbs,
its processing also includes fruit stems, blossoms and roots of the mystical elder shrub. The resulting excellent quality is no
longer a secret; indeed it has received numerous international awards, as well as being selected as best Italian gin by Gambero
Rosso. The Dolomite Gin, to the nose, already reveals a full bouquet of fresh juniper, mountain herbs and freshly ground pep-
per. To the palate it develops a fruity tang with discreet bitter notes from the gentian root. Harsh, ragged, wild and extremely