Raw Pyrenees Mountain Honey - 1kg

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Please note the current batch is a little bit darker in colour and stronger in taste than previous batches. This is because the bees have collected more nectar from Heather to make the honey this year. 

Prize Winner in the Great Taste Awards 2020

According to the judges: "A lovely pale gold tone and lightly runny texture. There's a delightful, upfront spring flower flavour, certainly blossomy. Moderate length, with light vanilla." and "Big aroma, grassy hay notes. Floral notes, gentle tang. Very moreish honeys. Certainly delivers on flavour. Clear with good viscosity."

Raw, unpasteurised, all natural & incredibly tasty.

Pyrenees honey has a very light taste of creamy vanilla and light flower blossoms.

This honey is an attractive shade of amber when runny.

Pyrenees mountain honey is much sought after due to its higher quality and beautiful taste.

Rossend's raw Pyrenees Mountain honey has a very light taste of creamy vanilla and light flower blossoms. One of the most popular varieties due to its clean refreshing flavour. It is suitable for all of the family.  It wins awards year after year including in the Great Taste Awards and the International Taste and Quality Institute (iTQi ) awards in which it won 3 stars one year. The iTQi is a world-renowned organisation of chefs and sommeliers.

More on the flavour: This is a very beautiful tasting multifloral mountain honey, it has a deep and soothing creaminess that has many people addicted. It has a gentle floral sweetness and hints of fruits and berries in the distance. It comes from bees feeding on the trees, bushes and plants in the Pyrenees Mountains. When the bees feed on plants at higher altitude it is said they get a higher quality of honey as the air is cleaner, the land unspoiled and the soils richer in nutrients for the plants that grow on them.

Where does the honey come from? This variety of Pyrenees honey comes from Catalonia in Spain. The Catalonian Pyrenees are known for their pristine forests, high peaks and heavenly meadows, rushing rivers, winding streams and thundering waterfalls.

Who produces the honey? This Pyrenees honey comes from Rossend. He treats honey like and art form and you can really tell, it has such a perfect consistency and the varieties range from very subtle to very overt. He has won many awards for his honey including from the well renowned iTQi (International Taste and Quality Institute) who rated several of his honey varieties in the superior taste award category.

What about the plants the honey comes from?: From an analysis of the honey the bees were shown to be feeding on these plants, from order of highest content to lowest: Lotus corniculatis (Birds foot trefoil), Thyme, Pear, Alpine clover, Backenklee, Oregano, Lavender, Wild blackberry, Chestnut, Buckthorn, Rosemary, Rhododendron, Sainfoin, Hawthorn, Mountain bluet and Calluna (Ling Heather).

Common Uses: Pyrenees honey is particularly good to use in different recipes, such as: salads, an accompaniment with cheeses, adding to meat as a glaze and beautiful in a light herbal tea.

Honey Facts: Pyrenees mountain honey is much sought after. Any honey that comes from the mountain areas is often in higher demand, this is often due to the higher quality and the beautiful taste it has.

 

Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. The colour of the honey appears lighter when crystallised. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.

 

About Us - Here at The Raw Honey Shop we take honey very seriously and we believe honey should be RAW, unpasteurised and 100% natural. Since 2008 we've been introducing our customers to a whole new world of pure all natural unpasteurised raw honey. With a product catalogue consisting of over 30 different raw and organic honeys we have a variety to suit all tastes.

Thank you for visiting our shop and we look forward to introducing you to a world of raw, pure and truly wonderful natural honey, the way the bees would want it!

*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*

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GK
25 November 2021
Georgina
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw Pyrenees Honey

This honey is delicious! I love the Pyrenees and it tastes of the fragrant mountains. After a week of this honey we feel so much healthier and energised and haven’t succumbed to any of the illness going on around us! Beautiful honey, highly recommended.

GH
21 November 2021
Gary
United Kingdom United Kingdom

A lovely sweet honey

I bought this honey for a change. I usually go for the dark, stronger tasting ones. This honey is light and sweet and tastes of Summer. Perfect now the nights are drawing in. As usual, I was spoilt for choice when choosing.

JS
04 November 2021
Juliana
United Kingdom United Kingdom

So lovely

Tasty honey,arrived crystallised but creamy and very easy to spoon out.Unique taste with touch of flowers and the woods.

GP
01 November 2021
Gillie
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw honey

Love this honey think my favourites are these dark toffee sweet honeys so delicious my granddaughter of two has to taste all the honeys I buy the moment they arrive that’s how delicious they are Gillie

GT
21 October 2021
Gillian
United Kingdom United Kingdom

The best of honeys

As always, delighted with these excellent honeys and this one is no exception

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Georgina
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Raw Pyrenees Honey

This honey is delicious! I love the Pyrenees and it tastes of the fragrant mountains. After a week of this honey we feel so much healthier and energised and haven’t succumbed to any of the illness going on around us! Beautiful honey, highly recommended.

GH
21 November 2021
Gary
United Kingdom United Kingdom

A lovely sweet honey

I bought this honey for a change. I usually go for the dark, stronger tasting ones. This honey is light and sweet and tastes of Summer. Perfect now the nights are drawing in. As usual, I was spoilt for choice when choosing.

JS
04 November 2021
Juliana
United Kingdom United Kingdom

So lovely

Tasty honey,arrived crystallised but creamy and very easy to spoon out.Unique taste with touch of flowers and the woods.

GP
01 November 2021
Gillie
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw honey

Love this honey think my favourites are these dark toffee sweet honeys so delicious my granddaughter of two has to taste all the honeys I buy the moment they arrive that’s how delicious they are Gillie

GT
21 October 2021
Gillian
United Kingdom United Kingdom

The best of honeys

As always, delighted with these excellent honeys and this one is no exception