Cabernet Sauvignon — Viticulture

Three Wishes' Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon — Viticulture Cabernet Sauvignon is capable of growing under various climate conditions; however, its potential as a varietal wine or blend ingredient is significantly affected by the warmth of the climate. It is one of the last important grape varieties to sprout and mature, and its growth period usually begins one or two …

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Cabernet Sauvignon – Descendence

cabernet sauvignon grapes

Cabernet Sauvignon – Descendence Although it does not have as many mutations as Pinot Noir, because it has not been widely used for the production of descendants, Cabernet Sauvignon has been related to other grape varieties. In 1961, a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache produced the French wine grape Marselan. Cygne Blanc is a …

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Cabernet Sauvignon – History and origins

1996 Bryant Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon – History and origins For a long time there has been a lot of uncertainty surrounding the roots of Cabernet Sauvignon, which has given rise to various rumors and assumptions. One possibility is that the term “sauvignon” comes from the French word “sauvage”, which means “wild”, and could be related to a wild …

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Cabernet Sauvignon – General Background

Closeup of the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in a wooden basket

Cabernet Sauvignon – General Background Cabernet Sauvignon is a globally recognized red grape that thrives in diverse wine regions, from the Okanagan Valley to the Bekaa Valley. The grape gained popularity for its use in Bordeaux wine, where it is often mixed with Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Since then, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to other …

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Chardonnay – Other Countries – Italy

Miavini Grillo, Chardonnay

Chardonnay – Other Countries – Italy Chardonnay has a long history in Italy, but for much of it the grape was commonly confused with Pinot Blanc, often with varieties planted in the same vineyard and blended together. This happened despite the fact that Chardonnay grapes turn a more golden yellow color near harvest time and …

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