Crowded Hive Oaked Orange Blossom Honey Mead

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alc./vol:
12.5%

Proof:
25°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural driven cork

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Established in the summer of 2015 by Alex Rice at Denbies Wine Estate, Crowded Hive is produced using orange blossom from the Spanish Pyrenees. The wine is slightly sweet (30g/l of sugar) and very lightly oaked. The water colour which embellishes the label is by Flo Simpson.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 08/02/2016

Appearance

(sample bottled 29/Jul/15) Clear, pale straw yellow.

Aroma

Subdued honeycomb and faint orange blossom.

Taste

Mildly flavoured with honey and sake-like flavours and light balancing acidity.

Aftertaste

Delicate honey flavours and wine-like acidity.

Overall

Very mildly honey flavoured with attractive orange and orange blossom notes.

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