Marion Mead won a Gold Medal in 2016 at the Mazer Cup International Mead Competition, is ranked as a top 50 mead in the world on Ratebeer.com with a score of 100 points; and it is a top 50 mead in the world on Untappd. It is a 13.5% ABV semi-sweet mead using the juice from blackberries, blueberries and raspberries, and Arizona wildflower honey.
Deep reddish-purple in color, still, medium body.
Smashed fresh raspberry and blackberry with notes of rose and currant play with honey and herbal tea.
Big, jammy body. Well-balanced sweetness and acidity lingers on the palate and gives way to sharp honey and light tannins. Tart finish.
Thick, complex, and indulgent.
Osso Buco, cheesecake, wood-fired pizza, dark chocolate, goat cheese.