In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Cabernet (in some vineyards, no attempt is made to distinguish between Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carmenère), Cabernet Italiano, Cabernet Nostrano, Carmenere

Best Known For: Blending grape for Bordeaux-style wines

Where Grown: In nearly every region, with the largest concentrations in Veneto (20%), Sicilia (16%), and Puglia (12%)

Vineyard Area: 1,074 ha (2,652 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

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