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Early-Midseason SABLE SEEDLESS® brand grapes


Sun World’s SABLE SEEDLESS® brand grapes are incredibly sweet and packed with complex fruit flavors. Developed in 1988 as a cross between a black grape variety with origins in ancient Persia and a Sun World green grape variety, this specialty black grape is known for its crisp, sweet Muscat flavor and delicious tropical aroma.

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  • Harvest: Mid-season. Harvest begins late July in San Joaquin Valley, California
  • Cluster: Uniform, medium-sized clusters with bright green stems
  • Berry: Oval, fully black with excellent firmness
  • Flavor: Exquisite Muscat and tropical flavors and medium-low acidity
  • Post-Harvest: Firm, with good attachment. Holds up well in cold-storage

Global Harvest Windows

  • Israel: July- August
  • Egypt: May – June
  • Italy: August
  • Portugal: July – August
  • Spain: July – September
  • California: June – August
  • Mexico: June – July
  • South Africa: November – February
  • Peru: October – February
  • Australia: December – February
  • Chile: January – April
  • Brazil: April – May; September – December

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