If sage is not harvested for its leaves, then bees can collect the nectar from the flowers, during their peak blooming season, early spring to late summer. Sage honey is not made only from Salvia Officinalis, but from any of the species from the genus Salvia.
The taste is sweet and balanced, similar to tupelo honey. The favour sweet, clover-like with a floral after taste. Sometimes it has a mix of fruity and spicy notes. The colour extra light (with a beautiful warm, golden glow), to light greenish-yellow. Moisture content: low. This makes it have a thick texture. Fructose: high content Glucose: low content (sometimes even less than 30%) Crystallization: slow. It can stay liquit for several years without special treatment