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Raw Greek Fir (2019 Vintage) in Jute Gift Bag with Handmade Honey Dipper
- This single kilo gift set is a wonderful gift for the honey lover in your life.
- This is a complete raw honey experience with 1kg of raw Fir honey in a jute gift bag with a handmade honey dipper.
- This is a rare honey - Thomas' Vintage Fir only occurs every 3 to 4 years.
Thomas' Raw Greek Vintage Fir (2019 Vintage) honey is a rich and slightly sour fruity honey. This particular batch is dark, very thick and is less savoury than the regular Greek Fir. It starts with a sharp sourness which then brings out a distinct and sappy flavour with hints of stewed fruit and mineral molasses notes, which linger. The taste remains pleasantly on the palate for a good time
Colour: This particular honey is dark with red colour when held up to the light.
Where does the honey come from? The Greek Fir honey is harvested from altitudes of at least 1500 metres on a mountain close to Argithea in Greece. The particularity of this Fir honey is that the bees have been collecting the sap from near the base of the Fir tree, where it is richer in mineral salts. They only do this every 3 to 4 years. Normally they collect from higher up the tree, on the top branches, where the sap is richer in sugars. That's what makes this Vintage Fir honey so special.
Who produces this honey? It was brought to us by Thomas, a young Greek beekeeper, who is planning to take over his family's hives, which are in secluded forest glades in and around mountains of central Greece. He has great enthusiasm for raw honey and natural hive products.
Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikpedia.
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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