An open-pollinated, French heirloom. It is a small melon 2 kg. that is at least 400 years old. First described in the garden of the Bishop of Rennes, a city in northern France, in Brittany. Dark gray-green skin and deep orange flesh. sweet, perfumed and tasty with a hint of caramel! The creme de la creme of French melons. 85 days.