The Family Apothecary Organic Whole Elderberries are dark purple fruits with a sweet-tart, fruity flavor. They make tasty, warming winter cordials, teas, syrups and wines. Dried elder berries have a fruity aroma and a sweet-and-sour, fruity flavor. The berries are dark purple and have a wrinkled appearance. The Family Apothecary elderberries are selected from only the best organic and sustainable sources, assuring the highest quality possible.