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Overview: Celebrated all over Europe and renowned for its unique complex after taste, our Raw Chestnut honey is one of the most robust honey in our selection. For centuries Chestnut Honey has been reputed to aid digestion and boost the immune system and has been used in many traditional remedies. It is not an overly sweet honey but yet it's subtle herbal aroma and slightly bitter after taste makes it a fantastic addition to cheeses and salad dressings. Slightly varying taste, colour and texture from season to season, it is raw, natural and unpasteurized as nature intended.
Colour: Amber to Amber Dark in Colour, with clear greenish-tawny tones, more visible near the top of the jar when it touches the glass
Aroma: Herbal, Floral Aroma, with a clear component of dry wood.
Taste: A sweet caramel, tempered by clear salty notes, and often, particularly if Heather is present, slightly bitter notes; while if bramble is present, slight sharp notes and fruity aromas.
Harvest Season: Summer.
Floral Source: The bees have foraged predominately on the blossoms of the Sweet Spanish Chestnut Tree (Castanea Sative). However, there are also other flora present due the the varied diet of the bees. All provided naturally buy a small scale artisan beekeeper.
Geography: Harvested from the deep forests of North of the Peninsula and the diverse terrains of Andalusia.
Chestnut Honey Uses: A teaspoon in the morning for that added boost. Excellent addition to cheeses, salad dressings and fruits. Also great with a luke warm drink. A great way to compliment your healthy diet.
Certified by the Animal Health Service, Chamber of Agriculture and the National Government of Spain.
Please note: Raw Honey can crystallize. Please don’t panic as it has not gone off. It is a natural characteristic of Raw Honey and due to the natural glucose levels that are different in each Raw Honey. For more information please read this article. https://www.beemercy.com/blogs/bee-honey-blog/18827487-crystal-clear-all-you-need-to-know-about-honey-crystallisation
*Product photo is representative of the product. Colour, texture and taste can vary from season to season (as it should)*
is backordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.