Full Review

Valkiria

Valkiria
2017 Suave Hydromel Mead

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Hydromel

Date Tasted:
Country: Brazil
Alcohol: 10.5%
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$13

Valkiria
2017 Suave Hydromel Mead

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Hydromel

Date Tasted:
Country: Brazil
Alcohol: 10.5%
Light gold color. Aromas of lemon tea, honeycomb, honeysuckle, eucalyptus, and apple with a supple, soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk parchment and balsa wood finish. An easy-drinking quaffer to serve well-chilled.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity
Aroma Aroma: lemon tea, honeycomb, honeysuckle, eucalyptus, and apple
Taste Flavor: parchment and balsa wood
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Tagine, Chicken Kebobs, Chevre
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An easy-drinking quaffer to serve well-chilled.

The Producer

Confraria 33

The Producer
Alameda Augusto Stellfield
485 - Loja 03
Curitba, Parana, 80410
Brazil
55 -554199183-2756

Their Portfolio

BR Valkiria 2017 Suave Hydromel Mead 10.5% (Brazil) $13.00. - Bronze Medal
BR Valkiria Nature Sparkling Hydromel Meal 11% (Brazil) $28.75. - Bronze Medal

Hydromel

Hydromel, literally translated to a combination of the words "water" and "honey," was used for a long time to refer to meads in general. Now, Hydromel represents a category of meads that possess an ABV of 8-9% or lower.