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Cabestrel

The red variety is a new breed between Mourvèdre ( Monastrell x Cabernet Sauvignon, The crossing takes place in 1970 in France by the breeder Alain Bouquet on behalf of the INRA, The inclusion in the official variety catalog took place in 2014. The late-ripening vine is resistant to various diseases and pests, but sensitive to drought, It produces tannin-rich, brightly colored red wines that are similar to Cabernet Sauvignon and sometimes lack acidity.

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