An extremely old variety said to have been brought over by the Romans in 1712.
The fruits are blocky and pale golden/brown, the flavour is sumptuous, rich and complex with hoints of spice and bergamot. However the texture can be coarse and gritty. It has been used for cooking - expecially sauteing and baking.One for the enthusiast.
Pollinators include: Beth, Josephine de Malines, Luise Bonne de Jersey, Concorde, Invincible, Sensation.