Gin

  • Ref: 291
  • Price: £17.00

A number of Perry varieties are named after sirits or strong drinks presumably as an indication of their strength. Of medium vigour with slightly spreading branching. Heavy cropping when it gets going, but can be biennial. Pears broadly turbinate having an almost round appearance. Skin green with an orange flush.

Harvest - mid October. Has the advantage of a long milling period once harvested. First recorded in 1880s. Most mature trees seem to be in the Newent area of Gloucestershire, but recently has been planted by individual perry producers as the perry is considered of high quality.

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