Production: between July and August in north-eastern Italy
Physical state: slow crystallization
Colour: dark amber to red-brown
Bouquet: strong scent of spices, penetrating
Taste: not very sweet, marked with fresh vegetables, carob, rhubarb and liquorice stick
Use: excellent on ricotta or with bread and butter. It is the honey that bees produce honeydew (sugar secretion of homopteran insects that feed on the sap of trees).