Full Review
Black Willow Winery

Black Willow Winery
Freyja’s Passion

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Metheglin

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$18.95

Black Willow Winery
Freyja’s Passion

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Metheglin

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
Dusty bright gold color. Aromas and flavors of cotton candy, red cream soda, and banana-strawberry yogurt with a soft, tangy, off-dry light body and a smooth, interesting, breezy pancakes with syrup and jicama finish. A pleasant breakfast style mead.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: cotton candy, red cream soda, and banana-strawberry yogurt
Taste Flavor: pancakes with syrup and jicama
Sweetness Sweetness: Off-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Tagine, Chicken Kebobs, Chevre
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant breakfast style mead.
The Producer

Black Willow Winery

The Producer
5565 W Lake Rd
Burt, NY 14028
USA
1 716-439-1982
Metheglin
Wine Glass Mead.jpg
Serve in a Goblet
Metheglin is a traditional mead to which a mixture of spices and/or spices have been added. It is interesting to note that the word ‘medicine’ is derived from the word ‘metheglin’. While the honey character in both aroma & palate can be variable, the primary emphasis in this style is how well the spices and/or herbs are integrated into the beverage – they should not overwhelm the honey characteristics, but should be featured. A synergy of the individual ingredients is ideal.
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