Chestnut Honey possesses a strong aromatic taste and a persistent bitter aftertaste. It is highly appreciated by those who like a strong but less sweet honey.
During Autumn, chestnut trees are everywhere in Italy. This annual harvest produces a honey which is dark and spicy, with touches of smoke and leather. In fact, Chestnut Honey can be described as complex, mysterious and nuanced.
Crystallization is very slow for Chestnut Honey due its high fructose content.
During the Middle Ages, the chestnut was a staple food in southern Europe. Till today, every October, the Italians celebrate festivals devoting to all things chestnut — from chestnut beverages to chestnut honey.