They have golden skin with pink or dark red dots on it. The skin is tender, so it can bruise easily.
Inside they have white, firm, crunchy, aromatic, juicy flesh with good flavour.
Some people think they detect hints of citrus in the taste.
The apples ripen in October.
Stores for a month or two.
Atalanta Apples were developed by Albert Etter in Humboldt County, California, USA.
Atalanta is a trademarked name.