This all-purpose apple is a cross between the golden delicious and Lady Williams varieties. Its skin color can range from pinkish red to pale red; its crisp, juicy flesh is perfumy and sweetly tart with a hint of champagne. See also apple.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.