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Sable Rouge

Synonym for the grape variety Cabernet Franc; look there.

The red grape variety comes either from France (Bordeaux) or Spain (Basque Country = País Vasco). There are around 80 Synonyms that testify the old age and the worldwide spread. The main alphabetical groups are Achéria, Ardounet, Arrouya, Bidure, Boubet, Bouchet Franc, Bouchet Saint-Emilion, Bouchy, Breton, Cabernet Aunis, Cabernet Francese, Cabernet Franc Noir, Cabernet Gris, Cabrunet, Capbreton Rouge, Carmenet, Couahort Crouch Noir, Crouch Noir, Gros Bouchet, Gros Cabernet, Gros Vidure, Messanges Rouge, Morenoa Veron Bouchy, Noir Dur, Plant Breton, Plant de l'Abbé Breton, Sable Rouge, Trouchet, Trouchet Noir, Véron, Vidure, Vuidure ( France ); Tsapournako ( Greece ); Cabernet Franc Crni ( Croatia ); Cabernet Bresciano, Cabernet Frank ( Italy ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Verdejilla Tinto ( Spain ).

Cabernet Franc - grape and leaf

Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Ardonnet. arrouya noir. Béquignol Noir. Cabernet Sauvignon. Carmenère. Gros Cabernet or Hondarribi Beltza be confused. It is a very old variety in the Bordeaux However, genetic and historical facts point to an origin from the Spanish Basque country out. According to one hypothesis, Cabernet Sauvignon was introduced to Spain under the name Achéria by pilgrims from Irouléguy (French Basque country) on their way to Santiago de Compostela (Galicia). But it is also the reverse way imaginable.

An unlikely hypothesis is that of the Roman authors PliniusPliny...

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