Orleans Reinette

Sweet
Description

Orleans Reinette (‘reinette’ means spots of russeting) has a few red patches over a golden peel. The flavor is nutty and sweet with a flesh that is on the dry side. It ripens in mid-October.

Discovered: 1700s France

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season

History

Most likely Orleans Reinette hails from 1700s France, but its heritage is not clear.