to its range
after an excellent apple harvest last autumn.
Prince William is a new variety Thatchers has grown in conjunction with the National Association of Cider Makers.
Managing director Martin Thatcher said: "The Prince William is a cider apple that produces a soft, subtle cider. We have been developing this
variety for some time
"The crop of Dabinett was superb
so we have decided to bring this variety back after a break of five years," he added. "The Dabinett apple has long been recognised as an outstanding English cider apple, producing an excellent quality cider without blending.
a favourite with those who like a
robust, traditional cider."
He said single variety ciders are becoming more popular as recently converted cider drinkers look to expand their repertoire.