pear drop


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pear drop

1. A pear-shaped pendant, often used as a handle or support.
2. In 18th cent. architecture, a support for a small arch.
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Taste buds confirm that thinking with subtle apple and pear drop flavours, early acidic bite but, slightly surprisingly, tangerine centred sweetness too.
On the nose, notes of pear drop sweets and honeydew melon strike you first, followed by orchard fruit with hints of vanilla and ginger on the palate.
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pear drop. Beaujolais nouveau is intended for immediate drinking.
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