Reinette

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This article is about the apple varieties. Reinette was also a nickname for the Madame de Pompadour.
the variety Reine des reinettes

Reinette (French for Little Queen), often Rennet in English, and popular in Italian cuisine as Renetta, is the name of a number of apple varieties. .[1]

Reinette varieties[edit]

Reinette Clochard (pictured) together with the Golden Delicious are considered the parents of the Chantecler apple.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionnaire de pomologie - André Leroy - 1873 - 84 Reinette varieties
  2. ^ Home Orchard Society, Apple Bloom Periods (2006), page32.