Cirelli (330 ml) NV 'A + Bees' Mead, Abruzzo
Item Number: 12584
Sub Region: Pescara
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): Honey / Hops
Bottle Size: 330 ml
Closure: Crown Cap
Alc by Vol(%): 4
Viticulture: Certified Organic
Francesco Cirelli has created a farm incubator where he is allowing people with great ideas to make products that he then helps to market and sell. Antonello is the man behind this mead. "A" in the name is for Antonello: A+Bees. He is making the mead out of the honey produced at Cirelli.
Ingredients: Water, Organic Honey, Organic Hops, Native Yeast
Production Notes: The honey, water, and hops macerate and ferment in amphora. Then, to make the mead sparkling and more like a beer, it is bottled to naturally finish fermentation. This sparkling mead is pasteurized.
Tasting Notes: This mead goes down quite easy! At 4% alcohol, it is the perfect summer sipper. The palate is refreshing light with a fun fizz. The honey flavor is not strong and mixes with hints of pear and apple. Rather savory, the finish is dry and almost mineral water-esque.