Underneath the surface
|Large in size and globular/elongated. The skin is dark red with a waxy texture.
|The yellow-white flesh is firm and juicy.
|Sweet and aromatic rather than acidic, with a complex, honeyed flavor.
Starking Delicious, a striped evolution of Red Delicious, is a far superior apple in flavor, although it fits less well today’s criteria for color and typicality. Starking is also an ideal choice for those who seek real taste rather than visuality.