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Atlantic Dry Mead – White Port Barrel Aged Limited Edition

31.75

Atlantic Dry Mead – White Port Barrel Aged (12% ABV) is an alluring 3-year-old traditional mead fermented from orange blossom honey, finished off dry, crisp and honeyed, matured for the last 12 months in an oak port barrel to add spicy oak depth. As seen on celebrity chef, John Torode’s Ireland on RTE and the Food Network.

A rich and peppery, well balanced mead with a mellow apricot character, rounded with honey and citrus aromatics on the finish. Subtle with delicate citrus on the nose, spicy on the palate, lots of honey and amaretto with oak, smooth, stone fruit character and nuttiness resonating on the palate. A lovely balance of sweetness and zesty acidity. Enjoy this delectable, dry mead lightly chilled.

Note: We can’t ship our limited edition, barrel aged meads to the UK except for Northern Ireland at the moment.

All bottles hand numbered and signed. Naturally Gluten Free.

Delivery

Flat Rate Delivery charge to anywhere in Ireland is €7.95, and to the Northern Ireland is £7.50. FREE Shipping for orders over €90/£85 or 4 bottles. We have a UPS Express Delivery which usually is delivered the next working day.

Note: We can’t ship out limited edition meads or merchandise to the UK except for Northern Ireland. Sorry about that. Full Details page here also lists some suppliers who can ship mead abroad, including to the USA.

Europe and rest of the world

We can deliver to some European countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. UPS rates €20.45 to €25.50. Delivery takes up to 14 days for Europe. Deliveries are best try. Whilst we try to maintain a very high standard of service there is always an element of risk in sending alcohol overseas.

The lovely people at Celtic Whiskey Shop in Dublin, Irish Malts in Cork and Master of Malt in the UK ship to many countries worldwide including some USA states, Australia and New Zealand.

Mead deliveries must be signed for and you must be over 18 years old.

Messages

You can add a message to us to or to appear on your delivery docket on the Order notes at the bottom of the Checkout Page.

Prices and Gifting

Note we do not include and prices on the delivery docket included with the shipment so great for gifts.

Storage

Store the bottles similar to wine, upright in a cool place away from direct sunlight and they should keep for at least two years.

Once opened, store the bottles upright in the fridge. If you have a vacuum pump wine bottle closures that pump out the oxygen, all the better. After that the flavour starts to change a little as the air gets to it. Good to drink still or use in cocktails or cooking.

The Atlantic Dry Barrel Aged Meads are fine for 2 weeks.

Mead Food Pairing

This mead shines with food such as smoked salmon crostini, or sushi and sashimi. Great with mackerel or mushroom pate especially if you add a slug into the mix! For a sweet finish try with vanilla fairy cakes or baked cheesecake.

History

Our beautiful label was inspired by the story of the “Wild Geese” Irish who emigrated in waves from Ireland to the continent at the end of the Jacobite wars and settled in France to start trading and making wine. Today, in Bordeaux, you can find the names of those resilient Irish emigrants on the streets and vineyards of the region – Lynch, Barton, Boyd, Phelan – alongside other trading connections to the wine ports of Ireland.

Kinsale in 18th century was a thriving wine port, importing barrels from the France, Spain, Portugal. The harbour and warehouses were full of the finest wines, ports and sherries. In a sense, we are completing the circle, bringing those precious barrels back to Ireland.

Awards

Gold Medal winner at the European MMC in 2024.

Reviews

Their White Port Barrel Aged – Atlantic Dry Mead was absolutely stunning – Niall T.

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