The pleasure of eating strawberries is not new. From the earliest antiquity, it grows wild in America, Asia and Western Europe. The Romans made masks of beauty. However, the big red strawberries that we know today only arrived in France in the 18th century.
Known for their varied taste qualities, the different varieties of strawberries from the Dordogne allow for a reasoned, extended and staggered culture a big part of the year.
The best known of all and the most cultivated remains the Gariguette.
Other varieties of strawberries are grown for their taste qualities:
• The Cirafine:
Strawberry ovoid elongated, red blood color, rather acidulated and balanced between sugar and acidity with pleasant aromas.
• La Charlotte (our selection):
Strawberry cordiforme, sometimes bumpy, red blood color, very fragrant, fruit with woody and musky aromas.
• The Murano:
Conical regular strawberry, bright red color, with a balanced taste
• La Cléry:
Conical strawberry, bright red color, with a balanced taste
• The Elegance:
Conical strawberry and rounded, very bright red color, with excellent taste once the fruit is very ripe.
• The Favori:
Strawberry of large caliber, bright color and shiny, with a very balanced taste.
• The Mariguette:
Strawberry elongated, shiny, sweet and a little acidulated. A delicious blend of Gariguette and Mara des bois.
• The Mara des Bois:
Strawberry round and conical, brick red, with a very fragrant flavor, musky flavor of wild strawberries
• The Monterey:
Large red strawberry, firm and ideal for pastry.
• The Ciflorette:
Strawberry thin and elongated, intense fragrance and very sweet, delicious nature or with white cheese.