Full Review

Honeywood

Honeywood
Blackberry Mead

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Melomel

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11% RS: 4%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13
Best Buy

Honeywood
Blackberry Mead

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Melomel

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 11% RS: 4%
Amber salmon color. Aromas of dill pickles, hibiscus, and cranberry sauce with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet medium body and an even, compelling, medium-length bread and butter pickles and pineapple-mango smoothie finish. A juicy and tropical mead with a pop of pickle-y spice; good for fans of sweeter rose wines.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: dill pickles, hibiscus, and cranberry sauce
Taste Flavor: bread and butter pickles and pineapple-mango smoothie
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Tagine, Chicken Kebobs, Chevre
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy and tropical mead with a pop of pickle-y spice; good for fans of sweeter rose wines.

The Producer

Honeywood Winery

The Producer
1350 Hines St SE
Salem, OR 97302
USA
1 503-362-4111

Their Portfolio

86 Honeywood Mead 11% (USA) $13.00.
86 Honeywood Blackberry Mead 11% (USA) $13.00.
86 Honeywood Honeysuckle Peach Mead 11% (USA) $13.00.

Melomel

Melomel is a traditional mead to which fruit has been added. The fruit character is the driver here, and whether dry or sweet should be very evident. Key here is a natural, ‘off-the-vine’ evocation rather than any suggestion of artificial flavorings.