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luak

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Question about The Gold series, Shasta......
« on: December 09, 2018, 03:33:14 PM »
There are 3 in this series, Shasta and two others. Plus Lee Nova. Do they all have different taste or are one better than...... Very curious since I have them all but no fruit yet. They are only 2years old. No good gauge.

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Re: Question about The Gold series, Shasta......
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2018, 03:09:35 PM »
I tasted Shasta and Tahoe. I was enthusiastic about Shasta but didn't think Tahoe was that special.

I did get the opportunity to taste one Nova fruit. Wasn't enthusiastic about it, tasted like a cross between Dancy and Honey mandarin, if you like those. (Maybe Nova had a little more acidity and flavor like Clementine, but I guess I just wasn't all that enthusiastic about the direction its flavor was in)

However, personal preference could have a lot to do with this. I prefer the more sour aromatic varieties rather than the sweeter ones with tropical flavors.

Shasta has pretty big sized fruits, is virtually seedless, maybe has some of the aromatic level as a Satsuma, but the fruits are more tangy, almost more in the direction of an orange but more intensity of flavor.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2018, 03:25:46 PM by SoCal2warm »

 

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