Black Grapes


BLACK SEEDLESS


MIDNIGHT BEAUTY
Large: 18mm
X-Large: 20mm
Weeks: 1-2
Comment: Midnight Beauty (Sugra Thirteen) is a juicy black seedless variety with large, crisp berries and a sweet flavour.
MELODY
Large: 17mm
X-Large: 19mm
Weeks: 4-5
Comment: Melody (Blagratwo) is a black seedless variety with full black colour with full flavoured berries and crisp texture.
SWEET SAPPHIRE
Large: 15mm
X-Large: 17mm
Weeks: 6-7
Comment: Sweet Sapphire is a unique mid-season black seedless variety due to its unusual shape with elongated berries dimpled at the end. Berries are crisp with good flavor.

BLACK SEEDED


DAN BEN HANNAH
Large: 19mm
X-Large: 21mm
Weeks: 2-4
Comment: Dan Ben Hanna is a black seeded variety with medium sized, round berries. This variety was produced in Israel by Dr Hochberg and named “Son of Hannah” in honour of his wife.
ALPHONSE LAVALÉE
Large: 20mm
X-Large: 22mm
Weeks: 4-5
Comment: Alphonse is a black seeded variety with large bold, crisp, round berries and sweet, juicy taste. It is regarded as one of the best black seeded varieties of South Africa.
EBONY STAR
Large: 22mm
X-Large: 24mm
Weeks: 4-7
Comment: Ebony has large round berries with a dark violet colour. It has a good eating quality and good storability.
LA ROCHELLE
Large: 20mm
X-Large: 22mm
Weeks: 4-8
Comment: La Rochelle is a delicious mid-season black seeded variety with large, round, crunchy berries.  It is a cross between Barlinka and Alphonse developed in South Africa. Hoekstra La Rochelle from Paarl, with its sweet, crisp taste is very sought after in the marketplace.  It is considered to be one of the signature cultivars of the Hoekstra group.
BONHEUR
Large: 20mm
X-Large: 22mm
Weeks: 5-10
Comment: Bonheur is a black seeded variey developed in South Africa, which is also a cross between Alphonse and Barlinka.  It has large round berries, a blue-black colour and excellent flavour.

QUALITY STANDARDS


SEEDLESS13mm14mm15mm16mm17mm18mm19mm20mm21mm22mm23mm24mm26mm
Sweet SaphireLXLXXL
MelodyRLXLXXL
Midnight BeautyRLXLXXL
SEEDED
Dan Ben HannahRLXLXXL
La RochelleRLXLXXL
Alphonse LavaleéRLXLXXL
BonheurRLXLXXL
Ebony StarRLXLXXL