Full Review

Philip Mead

Philip Mead
Oak Aged Sweet Mead

Pair this wine with:
Beef Chicken Fish

Category: Specialty Mead

Date Tasted:
Country: Brazil
Alcohol: 14% RS: 4.90%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$16
Best Buy

Philip Mead
Oak Aged Sweet Mead

Pair this wine with:
Beef Chicken Fish

Category: Specialty Mead

Date Tasted:
Country: Brazil
Alcohol: 14% RS: 4.90%
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of candied orange, morning dew on a grove of wild flowers, baking spice and graham cracker, and lemon pledge with a satiny, bright, dry medium body and a long finish displaying notes of mint and eucalyptus oil, orange syrup, and cloud berries, charred oak, and cranberry orange. A complex sipper to keeping you coming back for new flavors and aromas.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: candied orange, morning dew on a grove of wild flowers, baking spice and graham cracker, and lemon pledge
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of mint and eucalyptus oil, orange syrup, and cloud berries, charred oak, and cranberry orange
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Poached Fish, Thai Green Curry, Short Ribs
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A complex sipper to keeping you coming back for new flavors and aromas.

The Producer

Philip Mead

The Producer

Their Portfolio

92 Philip Mead Traditional Sweet Mead 14% (Brazil) $16.00.
92 Philip Mead Oak Aged Sweet Mead 14% (Brazil) $16.00.
88 Philip Mead Red Fruits Mead 14% (Brazil) $16.00.
85 Philip Mead Double Oak Dry Mead 15% (Brazil) $16.00.

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).