Bargain Box: Raw Organic Chestnut Honey - 12 x 500g
Beautiful all natural, raw, organic unpasteurised Spanish honey.
Includes: 12 x 500g Raw Organic Spanish Chestnut Honey
From Antonio's hives in the northern Spanish mountains of Sierra De Guadarrama.
Naturally antibacterial, coarse filtered, unheated and enzyme rich.
Antonio's Organic Chestnut Honey is a deep and malty tasting tree honey. It has a beautiful rich and nutty flavour, which many people adore. Chestnut can lend a bitter taste to honey but not always, it is known to be one of the most varied types of honey in taste, differing greatly from one area to another. This honey comes from bees feeding on Sweet Chestnut trees. It is quite different from the blossom varieties which are light and subtle, this is dark and more potent.
More on the flavour: Antonio’s raw chestnut honey is a beautiful deep flavoured variety. It has slight caramel notes as well as a deep sweetness and a touch of bitterness too. These tree type honey varieties tend to be more favoured by adults as children tend not to like the deeper complex tasting honey types.
Colour? Mid to dark brown, a slight red in the light.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of chestnut honey comes from the mountains around Burgos in northern-central Spain.
Who produces the honey? The bees of Antonio Simone, a 4th generation beekeeper who takes pride in producing honey in a traditional way without adding or taking away anything.
Antonio's hives are mainly based in the mountains north of Madrid. His beekeeping practices and the land he has his hives on have been certified as organic by the Committee of Organic Agriculture in Madrid
What about the tree that the honey comes from? The sweet chestnut tree, also known as Castano in Spanish, is a large deciduous tree which produces edible nuts. The bees love to feed on the sap that comes from the tree as well as the blossoms that it produces. The tree lends a beautiful and unique taste to the honey. The nutty flavour carries through as well as a taste a little similar to maple syrup but slightly more rich and malty.
What Our Customers Say
Very happy with the service and absolutely delighted with the honey. The dark chestnut honey has a very satisfying flavour and after taste. I take it with ghee (clarified butter) at bedtime for very sweet dreams. Thank you for providing a wonderful product. Andrew, Stafford
Please know that raw honey does crystalize and is a natural process that occurs due to high levels of natural glucose separating from naturally occurring liquids. For more information on why honey sets CLICK HERE - http://www.honey.com/images/uploads/general/crystallization.pdf
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!