Meloluna (2016 Best Mead, State Fair of Virginia; 2016 Gold Medal, State Fair of Virginia; 2016 Bronze Medal,Traditional Mead, Drink Outside the Grape; 2015 Bronze Medal, Sweet Traditional, The Mazer Cup International Mead Competition; 2011 Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition; 2010 Bronze Medal, Sweet Traditional, The Mazer Cup International Mead Competition): A sweet mead made from honey from our hives diluted with mountain well water. Honey aromas and flavors accented with caramel. Partial boiled and sulfite/sorbate added. Gluten-free. A great after dinner drink or as a complement to tropical fruits. $14/375 mL
We limit our use of sulfites to those meads that require large amounts of raw fruits or finish with residual sugar, and we heat only when tradition or sanitation dictates, using a wood-fired kettle. Meloluna is unfiltered so you may discover some sediment or cloudiness in the bottle. This is normal. Some like the flavor of the sediment and others do not. To avoid the sediment, let your mead settle and carefully pour it off of the sediment.