J.Friend and Co: New Zealand Artisan Honey
White Clover Honey
Blackstone Hill, Central Otago
Weight: 160g/5.6oz net
Vintage: February 2009
The Kyeburn Plains near Maniatoto in Central Otago produce one of the purest, whitest clover honeys available from New Zealand. Flanked by mountain ranges, the Maniatoto region has a reputation for hot, dry summers and clear blue skies. White clover (Trifolium repens)is bountiful in the region as a wildflower and on pastures, flowering during the summer months.
Tasting Notes & Vintage
Harvested in the long hot summer of 2009.
Central Otago White Clover Honey is a creamy white fudge like honey. It has lovely coconut, pineapple and lightly herbal and citrus flavours.It has distinct barnyard or sweaty notes making it a unique honey that is surprisingly enjoyable. Ideal in dressings for fruit salads and fruity desserts or roasted with peaches or nectarines. Serve with warm fresh bread or grainy crackers and match with nutty cheeses such as Gruyere, Maasdam and Emmental.