An all-purpose apple that's a cross between a mcintosh and a Jersey Black. The color is a deep red with some green spots. The flesh is crisp and juicy with a perfumy, sweetly tart flavor. 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.