No age statement
Closure: Natural cork stopper
Product of: Japan
This rare Japanese mead is made using honey sourced 600-800 metres above sea level in the mountains of Tochigi from the nectar of native flowers native. Even in Japan domestically produced mead represents less than 1 per cent of the mead market with most coming from Canada, China and Poland.
Sampled on 06/05/2012
Clear, pale yellow with a slight green tinge.
Subdued honey with slight yeasty note reminiscent of sake.
Very slightly sweet, light clean palate with green apple and faint balancing acidity.
Very slightly tart finish with lingering green apple skin flavour.