It is thought to have originated on the Herefordshire Gloucestershire borders, where it remains as popular today with commercial and traditional cider makers alike.
The trees grow to a good height, bearing apples which are good for blending with the lesser varieties. However, it is best kept as a single variety, which produces a dry, crisp cider, full of body and flavour.
Dry cider, 6% Best Served Chilled
Ingredients: Apples, sulphur (trace)
75 cl Wine Bottle Size