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Cabernet

Often used, but not unique short name for the two red grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, Although these are closely related (the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon are Cabernet Franc x Sauvignon Blanc), it is not always clear which one is meant. Especially in northern Italy, it is not conclusive for some DOC wines which variety or which composition is included. As a rule, Cabernet Sauvignon is meant more, especially because it is simply more common. Cabernet is but also a synonym for the grape variety Béquignol Noir,

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