C.A. Rookes Wine Merchants of Stratford Upon Avon

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FOXDENTON GOLDEN APRICOT

  • FOXDENTON GOLDEN APRICOT
  • FOXDENTON GOLDEN APRICOT

MARCH PRICE £22.50

Normal price £24.50, United-Kingdom United-Kingdom

Good news! This year's first crop of English Apricot has now been racked off and we have bottled the first batch. 
I know lots of people have been thrilled with the flavour of the Apricots and we will be working hard to make much more during the coming year. I have acquired over three tons of fruit so I hope we will last until next harvest!.

Our latest liqueur. Made from English Apricots this has been a wonderful discovery. We were given 30 kg of fruit in 2014 and asked if we would be interested in buying more. Our test batch of Apricot gin was such a success that we instantly said yes. We acquired 700kg in 2015 and sold all of the bottles by January 2016. After nearly 10 months without any Apricot it is now back on sale.

This year's Apricots were grown in the Isle of Wight as our Northamptonshire growers were hit by frost and lost their entire crop.
We picked them slightly later than last year to get more colour an d flavour and the result is amazing. The nose is very full of Almonds and almost smells like marzipan. However the tatse is a lovely sweet apricot but not in any way cloying.

 

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  Also March "Gins of the Month" Whitley Neill Gin 70cl 42%abv @ £21.00inc vat

  Also March "Gins of the Month" Salcombe London Dry Gin 70cl 44%abv @ £35.50inc vat

  Also March "Gins of the Month" Mary-le-Bon London Dry Gin 70cl 50.2%abv @ £44.95inc vat

  Also March Offer ~ Thomas Henry Tonic Water 12 x 200ml £10.00inc vat that's .83p each

ABV 17.5% by volume 70cl bottle

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Thomas Henry Tonics 12x200ml £10.00

PER BOTTLE £22.50 (inc VAT)

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