Cabernet Sauvignon is a grape of French origin, in particular the Bordeaux area; it is believed that its arrival in our country goes back to the eighteenth century - francesca grapes - in the territory of Carmignano. This variety is widespread throughout the world and widely recognized as a grape of great quality and prestige; in Italy it is grown mainly in the north-eastern regions, but it has spread to many other areas. It has medium leaf, five-lobed; medium-small bunch, oblong, cylindrical-pyramidal, with a wing often evident, a little compact; berries are medium sized, sub-round, with pruinose skin, durable and blue-black in color with purple hues. Harvest period runs from late September to early October. It has medium vigor and medium and constant productivity.
Synonyms: cabernet, small cabernet; in France: bouschet-sauvignon, carbonet, petit vidure.