Chantecler Belchard apple
Chantecler Belchard apple
© J. Weber/INRA

The Chantecler variety was created by INRA in 1985.
This new variety associates qualities of both parents, i.e. the gustatory quality of the Reinette Clochard and the attractiveness of the Golden Delicious.
This is a good example of the usefulness of local varieties in terms of genetic resources.