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90 • Valley Vineyards Honey Mead $11.99. Best Buy.
Golden color. Aromas of raw honey, sour cream frosting, soy sauce, white balsamic, and delicate grassy herbs with a sweet medium body and a clover honey, apple and pear sauce and cider finish. A lively desert style mead with good intensity, acidity, depth and length. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)
89 • Meadery of the Rockies "Guinevere" Mead $11.95. Best Buy.
Pale silver straw color. Dense aromas of cheese rind, pear, melon, tarragon and pressed flowers with a soft, fruity light-to-medium body and a chewy, honeycomb, wintermint, green apple and floral talc accented finish. A complex, vinous mead that will appeal to riesling fans. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)
88 • Easley Regal Tej Honey Wine $10. Best Buy.
Pale golden color. Lovely pineapple upside down cake aromas with a supple fruity sweet medium body and honeyed raisin toast and vanilla accented finish. Very tasty and sure to please those looking for a fruity, off-dry sipper. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)
87 • Meadery of the Rockies "Camelot" Mead $11.95. Best Buy.
Pale straw color. Bright wintermint lozenge aromas and flavors with a soft, off-dry light-to-medium body and a spicy poached apple accented finish with crunchy tannins. Wintermint flavor is intriguing and intense. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)
84 • Meadery of the Rockies "King Arthur" Mead $11.95.
Silvery straw color. Delicate aromas of Asian pear, melon sorbet, white strawberry, and sweet grass with a soft, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a tart citrus, birch bark, and mineral accented finish with powdery tannins. A dry, somewhat austere mead. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)
83 • Oliver Camelot Mead $7.50.
Golden yellow color. Dense aromas of triple cheese rind, yeasty pastry dough, and spicy apple-peach compote with a soft, off-dry light-to-medium body and a honey creme Anglaise, butterscotch, and nutshell accented finish. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)
83 • Meadery of the Rockies "Lancelot" Mead $11.95.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale silvery straw color. Wintermint gum and faint herbal Listerine-like aromas and flavors with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an Asian pear and feijoa accented finish with chewy tannins. (tasted on Jul-16-2012)