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Pepper Cabernet

Synonym for the grape variety Cabernet pepper; see there.

The red grape variety (also called Cabernet pepper) originates from California, but there are some legendary tales and uncertainties about its origin. The question arises as to whether it is an independent variety at all. The original grapevine was allegedly discovered and selected in the 1880s in the Santa Clara Valley in California by William Pfeffer, who had immigrated from Germany in 1850. It was suspected to be a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon x unknown partners. However,...

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