If you want to grow the best-tasting apple in the world, this is probably it. This unassuming apple has perhaps the most remarkable flavor of any variety. The balance between sweetness and sharpness is often a good indicator of flavor quality in apples - and in Rubinette that balance is close to perfection.
Most people who try Rubinette agree it is the best apple they have ever eaten - here is a selection of the tasting notes from our sister website about Rubinette:
"Undoubtedly the best tasting variety we grow …"
"Rubinettes are, by far, the tastiest apples I have ever eaten."
"... the most delicious apple I have had in years."
" ... a wonderful little apple."
"Crisp-juicy-flavorsome-tart - the most tasty apple we have had for years."
"... by far the tastiest apple variety I've tried in a long time."
"Extreme summer heat did not bother it and the flavor and crunch were outstanding."
"... the best apples I have eaten."
"... spent a couple of hours tasting a huge variety of apples, and we all kept coming back to Rubinette."
"This apple is a revelation ..."
Although it is a cross between Cox's Orange Pippin and Golden Delicious, the depth and subtlety of Rubinette's flavor comes almost entirely from Cox's Orange Pippin.