Salcombe Gin ‘Start Point’

70cl | 44%

The renowned ‘Start Point’ lighthouse signalled the start of the Salcombe Fruit Schooners’ 19th century excursions, which transported the exotic products, fruits, and spices that inspired this gin’s characteristic flavour.

Salcombe Gin ‘Start Point’ is distilled with unrivalled love, care, and attention to detail in every drop.

The gin is made on the ‘Provident,’ a stunning 450 litre copper pot still that sits proudly at the Salcombe distillery for anyone to see.

The distillers here use only the best botanicals, hand-sourced from all over the world, many of which may be traced back to the Salcombe Fruiters’ worldwide marine trading routes and cargoes. Each of the botanicals has a unique tale to tell; none are mass-produced, each can be traced back to its source, and each is harvested at its peak.

Tasting Note

Salcombe Gin ‘Start Point’ boasts unmistakable notes of red grapefruit as well as rich, earthy pine notes from Macedonian juniper. It’s perfectly balanced, with warming spicy flavours on the nose.

Rich, deep, and wonderfully smooth on the palate, with a touch of earthy sweetness from liquorice and angelica root. The finish is crisp, lingering, and balanced, with green cardamom adding length.


If you  fancy a little taste of Provence with your gin, try the Salcombe Gin ‘Rose Sainte Marie’


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Perfect Serve Nailed!

Salcombe Gin ‘Start Point’ works well n its own over ice or with a premium tonic water and a slice of red grapefruit to complement the rich and warm citrus notes.

Find the full ‘Start Point’ and Tonic recipe here.



Brand Salcombe Distilling Company
Country UK
Region Salcombe, Devon
Size 70cl
ABV 44%
Flavour Red Grapefruit | Liquorice
About the Producer

Salcombe Distilling Co.

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