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Cabernet Grosso

Synonym for the grape variety Carmenère; see there.

The red grape variety originates from France. The name derives from the crimson colour of the grapes. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Grande Vidure (Chile); Cabernet Gernischt, Cabernet Shelongzhu (China); Bouton Blanc, Cabernella, Cabernelle, Cabernet Carmenère, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carménègre, Carmenelle, Carménère, Carmeneyre, Grosse Vidure (France); Bordo, Cabernet, Cabernet Grosso, Cabernet Italico, Uva Francesca (Italy); Caberne Karmener, Kabernel, Karmene, Karmensel. It must not be confused with the varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gros Cabernet or Merlot, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities.

Carmenère - Weintraube und Blatt

According to DNA analyses carried out in 2013, Carmenère originated from a presumably natural cross between Moural x Cabernet Franc. (Until then, Gros CabernetGros...

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