Kinsale Wild Red Mead – smooth with Irish Blackcurrants & Cherries
Kinsale Wild Red Mead (12% ABV) is a gorgeous melomel mead fermented off-dry with Irish blackcurrants, dark cherries and pure honey. The result is an amazingly enticing drink with a beautiful, rich colour. It is delicious served at room temperature on its own or with food. For cooler evenings, try our seasonal mulled mead recipe with honey and gentle spices.
The Wexford blackcurrants are beautifully balanced with the dark cherries, tempered over the hint of honey and matured to a very smooth finish. Serve with roast duck, barbecue dishes and rich, tomato-y Italian dishes. Lovely with cheeseboards or good quality chocolate. A popular choice with wine drinkers who prefer a smoother style.
Melomel Fruit Meads were Ireland’s medieval red wines made from native wild berries and raw honey and now created anew at Kinsale Mead Co’s meadery in West Cork.
The judges really like the Wild Red Mead and it has been awarded Gold at the Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards, Gold at the Free From Food Awards.
Naturally Gluten Free. Low in sulfites. 70cl bottle
I ordered the Wild Red Mead as a gift for my partner who had to taste it straight away, and we both love it (Kate F.)
Not only a beautiful beverage but also top notch customer service. Big thanks to Kinsale Mead Co for providing me with this little bottle of joy! (Malwina T.)
More on the honey wine than on the mead side with sweet cherries, currants on the nose. Palate of chokeberry/blueberries with a delicate honey finish (Banurx)
This stuff is so delish. We went to the meadery and did a tour when we moved to Kinsale two Christmas’ ago and had it mulled. Omg. (Sandy S.)
This fantastic Wild Red Mead is made using cherries and Wexford blackcurrants perfectly to create a truly special fruity and zesty mead, absolutely perfect for any mixologist collection (Simon King, Twelve Hotel)
Nice acidity on this one, cleans the palate and wants you to drink more (Giovanni, Italy)
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