No 200 Brandenburg Blenheim Orange Apple
17,50 € – 79,00 €
350,00 € – 225,71 € / l
According to English reports, the Blenheim Orange apple variety was discovered in 1740 as a chance seedling in Woodstock near Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the country estate of the Duke
of Marlborough, from where it gets its name. The name of the estate also recalls a historically important battle for England during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1704, fought at Blindheim (District of Dillingen, Bavaria), which became anglicised as Blenheim. Reinette is the name given to a group of apples with dense, later pithy flesh and a distinctive flavour. The “golden” in the name refers to the fruit’s colour. The Blenheim used to be a prized, widely cultivated species, but is now only available sporadically. It used to be grown mainly for its taste. We obtained our Golden Reinette from the edge of the Spreewald — right next door so to speak — from a farm owned by the same family for more than 120 years. They have orchards of old high-stem apple trees with only two trees of each variety. The owner personally delivered these extremely aromatic apples to us immediately after the harvest. We mashed and distilled them after fermentation. The result, after months of storage, was a wonderfully characteristic apple brandy with slightly green, fruity notes, almost like breathing in the air under a tree of ripe apples, and slight echoes of pear.
350ml – 79,00 € (42 % vol – 225,71 €/l)
50ml – 17,50 € (42 % vol – 350,00 €/l)
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