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 and changes to a lighter golden colour when crystallised.

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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DC
16 May 2022
Derek
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw Pyrenees mountain honey

Smooth creamy with a delicious sweet taste, ideal for breakfast with toast and porridge

C
28 April 2022
Chantel
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Beautiful Honey

This was the first jar of honey I had ever bought and I loved it so much. I cannot eat honey that is not raw as the taste and quality cannot be compared to the runny syrup called honey on supermarket shelves. This is how honey is supposed to taste and although it is expensive, it is with every single penny :)

SP
22 April 2022
Simon
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw Pyrenees Mountain Honey

Excellent as always

MF
17 April 2022
monica
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish Honey

Great honey as always, love Spanish Honey

JN
10 March 2022
Joerg
United Kingdom United Kingdom

great quality

taste and texture are spot on - great stuff

10 March 2022

The Raw Honey Shop

Dear Joerg, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Raw Pyrenees Mountain Honey. Its great to read that you are enjoying the taste and texture of this amazing honey! Regards The Raw Honey Shop

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16 May 2022
Derek
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw Pyrenees mountain honey

Smooth creamy with a delicious sweet taste, ideal for breakfast with toast and porridge

C
28 April 2022
Chantel
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Beautiful Honey

This was the first jar of honey I had ever bought and I loved it so much. I cannot eat honey that is not raw as the taste and quality cannot be compared to the runny syrup called honey on supermarket shelves. This is how honey is supposed to taste and although it is expensive, it is with every single penny :)

SP
22 April 2022
Simon
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Raw Pyrenees Mountain Honey

Excellent as always

MF
17 April 2022
monica
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spanish Honey

Great honey as always, love Spanish Honey

JN
10 March 2022
Joerg
United Kingdom United Kingdom

great quality

taste and texture are spot on - great stuff

10 March 2022

The Raw Honey Shop

Dear Joerg, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Raw Pyrenees Mountain Honey. Its great to read that you are enjoying the taste and texture of this amazing honey! Regards The Raw Honey Shop