Tasting Notes

Beurre Bosc
Timing: Early season
Appearance: Full golden russet over an elongated pear
Texture: Firm, crisp slightly grainy
Flavour: Mild sweet
Uses: Dessert pear or fresh out of hand
Availability in Market: April – June
Doyenne du Comice
Timing: Early season
Appearance: Clean, clear green skinned
Texture: Firm, crisp to delicate, soft buttery when ripe
Flavour: Sweet, aromatic and delicate
Uses: Dessert pear or fresh out of hand
Availability in Market: April – June
Taylors Gold
Timing: Early - mid season
Appearance: Golden russet (sometimes blushed)
Texture: Firm, crisp to delicate, soft buttery when ripe
Flavour: Sweet, aromatic and delicate
Uses: Dessert pear or fresh out of hand
Availability in Market: April – June
Concorde
Timing: Early season
Appearance: Clean, clear green skinned
Texture: Firm, crisp to delicate, soft buttery when ripe
Flavour: Sweet, aromatic and delicate
Uses: Dessert pear or fresh out of hand
Availability in Market: April – June