A unique mead to be enjoyed as an aperitif or with cheese, in the style of a creamy sherry but made from pure Nordic products: organic apple juice, honey and meadowsweet. The wine has been aged in fresh oak casks. Awarded the silver medal at the 2016 International Food Contest.
Complex tart-sweet and slightly bitter, with great depth of flavour, in part from the tannins in the wood casks.
Enjoy chilled at about 14 degrees. Approx. 12-14 glasses per bottle.
Shelf-life after opening:
3-4 months in the fridge.
Net weight: 500 grams = 500 ml
Package size: 8 * 0.5 litre per carton
EAN barcode: 5712504012049
Since the Viking Age, meadowsweet has been the classic flavor giver to mead. The herbs in Snoremark’s Apple mead are picked on the farm’s nature areas. The flowers have a sweet aromatic scent and can be used for tea. It is known to cure both diarrhea, heartburn, troubled nerves and poor sleep. The plant also has healing properties and can be used on wounds and sore places. One study has even shown that it has an effect in the treatment of early stages of cervical cancer. Meadowsweet has a high content of salicin acid, which is the analgesic used in aspirin. It may be the explanation that, according to old tradition, one did not get a hangover from drinking mead. However, it has not been tested on Snoremark’s variant.
Topaz, which is used in brewing this mead, was developed in 1984 in the Czech Republic. The gardeners managed to produce a sturdy tree that grows well without the use of pesticides and fertilizers. This makes it very suitable for organic farming. The sour aromatic apples ripen late and get their juice and power from both summer and autumn.
The apple trees on Snoremark are entirely dependent on the bees pollination to produce fruit, and of course we are dependent on the honey of the bees to our mjød.
Judges’ statement, 2017 Danish Forum for Fruit Wine competition: ‘Blackcurrant aroma, balanced flavour, pleasantly acidic’; ‘a well-balanced and pleasant mead’.