Sharish Gin comes from Portugal, it made with a selection of botanicals grown by the distillers themselves, including oranges, lemons and apples. Other botanicals in the mix include juniper, vanilla, cinnamon, clove, coriander and lemon verbena. The base spirit for Sharish gin is made with a mixture of molasses, rice and wheat.
Of Portuguese character and produced in the Alentejo region. It gets its name from the village of Monsaraz. Used during the Muslim occupation, the Arab word 'Sharish' means 'Xara' or 'Jara'. A common name for the regional flowering plant commonly known as gum rockrose. Therefore 'Mont Sharish' would mean mount raised on impenetrable gum rockrose bushes, later known as Monsaraz.