Sierra Mountain Raw Honey is a very thick mountain variety coming from a biosphere reserve in Las Alpujarras, part of mainland Spain's highest mountain range. It contains Chestnut and Wild Oregano amongst other mountain flowers. It is one of the few honeys that has been awarded its own Protected Designation of Origin, which indicates the unique qualities of the environment that produces this honey.
Flavour: This honey has a unique flavour due to the combination of flowers that it is collected from. You get a sense of the slight bitterness of chestnut along with a herbal aroma that comes from the wild Oregano and other herbs growing wild on the mountains, where the bees collect the nectar. It is however, reasonably mild and would appeal to children as well as adults.
Colour: Medium, Dark Brown.
Please note this honey is currently being photographed and an updated image will be added in the next couple of days.
Who produces the honey? Jose Orantes leads a group of beekeepers who follow an ancient bee-keeping tradition in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Andalusia, Spain. The honey from this area is so unique that it has been awarded its own Protected Designations of Origin in Spain – which is only awarded for a very few honeys. Jose is renowned for his knowledge of beekeeping and the scientific study of honey . He is a graduate of zoology and biology.
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 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.
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Please note that the jars have a plastic seal instead of the paper one represented in this picture.
*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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I have tried most of Tims honeys over the years, (not sure that I phrased that correctly) and would choose this one if I was restricted to one choice.