ethereal to the nose, with notes of fresh white flowers and snow; notes of alpine herbs and watermelon rind; at times the presence of wild thyme. sweet, intense, full, with a finale of virgin wax.honey made from r. ponticum has been known since antiquity as the “honey of folly”; but have no fear: ours is well balanced!
by territorial overlap and tradition, it is paired with whole milk mountain cheeses, or used in the mix for cheese canederli and to lessen the acidity of sauerkraut.
in the kitchen
for well balanced gastronomic contrasts like bittersweet or salty-sweet. to glaze or candy acid fruit. just before serving, mixed into vegetable or cheese risotto with the butter. in marinades for freshwater fish. dissolved in water, then frozen and shaved, for an ethereal granita.