The orange blossom fragrance defines this honey, along with notes of fresh flowers, honeysuckle, hawthorn and ripe yellow melon.The palate is pleasantly sweet with floral notes that can evolve into slightly fruity nuances.
The substance that is responsible for its orange blossom scent is called methylantranilate.
The characteristic acidity and its floral notes give it a strong vocation to pastry: wheat pasta and pastries. Indicated in conjunction with flower omelettes or spring vegetables with raw or cooked fish.
Altitude distribution: 0-600 m
flowering period:from march to may
Medium sized tree with evergreen leaves and bright white flowers. Likes siliceous soils.
In Italian the citrus flower is called zagara. The word derives from the Arabic terms zahara, splendour, glittering white and zahr, blossom.
Erba vajola, Lingua di cane, Scarlina, Sulla