We were given permission to pick the pears from a remnant orchard near a farm in the Monnow Valley near Garway. The pears were identified by Jim Chapman of the National Perry Pear Orchard at Hartpury, Glos. We picked from the ground and laid tarpaulins to catch more.
|21 Sep 2022||1.056||80 litres pressed. pH2.8 – no SO2 added.|
|30 Oct 2022||1.018||Racked|
|17 Apr 2023||1.011||Bottled in 750ml champagne bottles 5.7% vol|
|23 Sep 2023||Released|
A fruity, summery drink, spicy and oaky with a hint of burnt orange.
Punchy taste at the start followed by a smooth finish.