This French variety of pear derives its name from the French phrase, "Doyenne du Comice", meaning 'top of the show', as they are often celebrated as the best pear variety. Originating in France the fragrance is rich juicy and meltingly smooth. An amazing pear fragrance with a little touch of spice and vanilla. Always a popular choice for any room in the home especially the kitchen. An especially nice scent for Autumn & Winter, or anytime of the year.