Miel de Castaño
The perfect honey for summer.
It is a full-bodied honey, generally fluid. It has a dark brown colour, a really intense and characteristic smell and scent with a bitter touch that makes this honey unique. This summer honey is an ideal accompaniment for meat, for kneading it with gofio and for desserts. Its production area is located at the half-way points of the north of Tenerife.
Colour (Pfund and described colour)
≥ 90 mm at the Pfund scale. It is a dark browned honey with some green nuances.
Very intense with resinous nuances.
Very intense and persistent with a clear bitter flavour.
Physical and chemical characteristics
- Humidity ≤ 18 %.
- Aw ≤ 0,620.
- Hydroxymethylfurfural ≤ 20 mg/kg.
- Diastase activity ≤ 12 Shade.
- Electrical conductivity ≥ 0,850 mS/cm.
At the highlands of the north of the Island, Arafo and Candelaria.
An ideal accompaniment for meat.