Chestnut Honey is medium amber in colour with delicious woody and roasted chestnut flavours. It is a silky smooth, dry honey with a lingering aftertaste. Very slow to crystallise.
It is rare for chestnuts to yield nectar in Australia so production of Chestnut Honey is extremely limited. This is a rare and Limited Edition honey.
Chestnut Honey is silky and smooth with flavours of roasted chestnuts and deciduous woodlands.
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Chestnuts (Castanea sativa) are large, fast-growing deciduous trees that produce nut crops during the Autumn.
In Australia, Chestnut trees grow 800m above sea level in climates that are hot in summer and cold in winter. North east Victoria grows 75% of Australia’s chestnuts but they do not yield nectar like they do in Europe and therefore it is extremely rare for chestnut honey to be produced.
The flavours of single varietal honey reflect a plant source and its unique flowers, pollen and nectar. Our single varietal honeys are a true reflection of nature with each plant species creating distinctly different colours, tastes and textures of honey.
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