Fresh and intense taste,
with a strong smell that is neither sweet nor sour.
The Imperatore apple started off in 1816 in Ohio (USA) from a ripened variety of "Rome Beauty."
This is a striped variety of apple possessing a colour somewhere between red and a uniformally dark colour of red. It can vary from being round to more flattened in shape with a degree of firmness typical of apples.
CHARACTERISTICS OF TASTE
Has a fresh and distinct smell with a sweet and sour taste.
CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
- strength: 6.3-7.3 Kg/cm2
- starch: 3.5-4.0
- sugars: 11.0-11.5 brix
- acids: 3.7-6.0 gr/l
NO DAMAGE BY
Leaf roller moths
The Saint Josť cochineal
Particularly suitable in the preparation of desserts.