Les vins des coteaux alpins \ Grape varieties
Grape widely grown in the Gironde where it would be native. It comes from a cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.
It is part of vine appellations Médoc, Graves, Saint-Emilion, Bergerac, Pécharmant, Côtes de Duras, Buzet, Cotes de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, ...
Cabernet Sauvignon often brings an interesting tannic structure accompanied with a deep color, usually suited to aging and maturing in wood. Vinified alone, it sometimes lacks fat and roundness.
Aromas of ripe blackcurrant, blackcurrant leaf, dark chocolate, sweet spices, fern, smoke, cherry, blackberry, green pepper, plum, licorice, underbrush, tobacco, truffles, vanilla, violet.