Cabernet

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A highly regarded California Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet is a category of numerous wine grape varieties, including:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon, a hybrid of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon blanc, and one of the most popular wine grapes in the world
  • Cabernet Franc, a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon and most often blended with it, but also used for varietals
  • Cabernet Gros, a parent of Carménère
  • Cabernet blanc, a German/Swiss hybrid of Cabernet Sauvignon and another unknown grape variety
  • Cabernet Dorsa, a 1971 hybrid of Cabernet Sauvignon and Dornfelder, created in Germany
  • Cabernet Gernischt, a Chinese variety similar or perhaps identical to Cabernet Savignon
  • Cabernet Mitos, a 1970 hybrid of Cabernet Sauvignon and Blaufränkisch, created in Germany
  • Béquignol noir, a French wine grape that has Cabernet as a synonym