Name (also berry berry) for the shape of grapes, An old name for this is Zottler (Zottelige). The individual berries are loosely arranged so that there is a more or less large gap between them, in contrast to dense berries. This can be advantageous in that more sunlight gets to the individual berries and this has a positive effect on the maturation affects, as well as better draining and drying out after one precipitation less risk of fungal diseases consists. Certain varieties are naturally loose, but this can also be done by Verrieseln have been caused.
The shape of the grapes (dense berries, mixed, loose berries is dependent on the vine, Are usually dense Bacchus. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Muscat Blanc, all Pinot varieties. Riesling. Sangiovese. Sauvignon Blanc. Sylvaner. St. Laurent. Syrah. Traminer. Tempranillo and Zweigelt, These require at Weingarten Care possibly more effort regarding plant protection, Today, however, special attempts are being made Clones to breed with the desired characteristics. The picture shows three different clones of the Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ). Especially with the breeding of table grapes great value is placed on looseness. See also under blossom,
Grape variety pictures: © Rebschule Freytag