Northwest Mountain Winery NV Sweet Mead, Washington, $20

By on January 17, 2015

northwest-mountain-winery-sweet-mead-nv-labelOhio native Ray Curtis cut his winemaking teeth 30 years ago on mead, and he’s found a following for it in the Washington state capital of Olympia. He builds several styles off the raspberry honey he buys from Lewis County beekeepers, and this one checks in at 7% residual sugar. It’s ambrosial with notes of clover honey, alder-smoked bacon and agave nectar, finished with a liberal dash of baking spices.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 24 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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