Full Review

Pirtle

Pirtle
Effervescent Sparkling Mead

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Dessert

Category: Specialty Mead

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12% RS: 4%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$19.95

Pirtle
Effervescent Sparkling Mead

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Dessert

Category: Specialty Mead

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12% RS: 4%
Clear old gold color. Aromas of chestnut honeycomb, dried stone fruit, and mint creme fraiche with a supple, crisp, effervescent, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a silky, breezy pineapple cherry relish finish. A fruity sweet sparkling mead for desserts.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Crisp & Lively & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: chestnut honeycomb, dried stone fruit, and mint creme fraiche
Taste Flavor: pineapple cherry relish
Sweetness Sweetness: Moderately Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Lemon Cheesecake, Pound Cake, Short Ribs
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fruity sweet sparkling mead for desserts.

The Producer

Pirtle Winery

The Producer
502 Spring St
Weston, MO 64098
USA
1 816-640-5728

Their Portfolio

89 Pirtle Blackberry Mead 12% (USA) $16.95.
85 Pirtle Effervescent Sparkling Mead 12% (USA) $19.95.

Specialty Mead

The specialty mead category is a catch-all for and array of historical and innovative mead styles, including hopped mead, barrel-aged mead, rhodomel (mead with rose added), coffeamel (mead with coffee added), hippocras (mead with wine, brandy, and cinnamon added), capsicumel (mead with chili peppers added), and Viking Blood (mead with cherries added).