Calville Blanc d'Hiver
A medium-sized, fragrant apple with a lumpy appearance. The skin is a smooth, pale green or pale yellow with some red blush.
This is a classic French dessert apple; it's the apple that is traditionally used for French "tarte aux pommes."
Many people say that this is the best "indigenous" French apple to cook with.
Oranges have 50 to 55g per 100g, depending on what source you check with. Calville Blanc d'Hiver Apples have a mean ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) of 17.8 mg/100 g . Most apples average around 6 mg / per 100g. Note that Golden Noble apples, though, are much higher than Calville Blanc, having 25.10 mg / per 100g.
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