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NV Bols Jonge Dubbelgestookte Graanjenever, Netherlands

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $13   From: $8   To: $18

Price History for NV Bols Jonge Dubbelgestookte Graanjenever, Netherlands
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Grape Variety: Genever (Jenever)

Genever (Jenever) is a juniper-flavored spirit produced almost exclusively in Belgium and The Netherlands. It is very similar in style to gin, and was in fact gin's precursor; juniper-flavored spirits originated in the Low Countries, and spread to England from there.

The earliest records of Genever production are said to date back to the 13th Century, well before distillation had been widely taken up as a method of alcohol production. The spirit was certainly well established by the mid-16th Century; in 1552, Antwerp-based physician Philippus Hermanni included a Genever recipe in his work Een Constelijck Distileerboec.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Netherlands

    The Netherlands is a country in northern Europe, often referred to as 'Holland', the name of the ancient county in the western Netherlands where the key cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague are located. The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which includes Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten, its overseas island territories in the Caribbean. To complicate matters further, the demonym of the Netherlands is 'Dutch'.

    The Netherlands is bordered by Belgium to the south, Germany to the east and the Nordzee (North Sea) to the north and west.

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  • Rest of World

    'Rest of World' is a phrase rapidly becoming less and less meaningful (and less easily definable) with each year that passes in the modern wine world. Wine is now produced in more and more regions all over the world, and production volumes in established stalwarts such as France, Italy, Spain and Germany are steadily reducing. Long-dormant vineyard zones are being revived (in Georgia, for example) and new wine-bearing terroirs are being sought out in locations as far-flung as ... more

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