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This article is about the apple varieties. Reinette was also a nickname for the Madame de Pompadour.
The 'Reine des reinettes' apple
'Reinette Clochard' (pictured) together with 'Golden Delicious' are considered the parents of the 'Chantecler' apple.

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

Reinette cultivars[edit]


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