||Cabernet, Cabernet grande, Cabernet Cosmo, Uva Francesca
|Areas of cultivation
||In Italy he is in Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia, abroad especially in Chile.
||The vine Carmenère originates from the ancient "Vitis Biturica" of Albanian origin and brought to France by the Romans. The name could originate from "carmine" because of the intense purple color of the wine that is derived from it. From this original vine comes all Bordeaux vineyards.
||Leaf: medium size, orbicular (narrower than in the Cabernet franc), pentagonal; Bulky flap at revolving margins; Petiolar breast U, sometimes overlapping edges; Deep lateral breasts (more than in the Cabernet Franc), the upper closed ones, the lower U open.
Bunch: medium size, cylindrical-conical, winged, spatula.
Acino: small, spheroidal; Very thick, thick, thick, blue-black skin; Special herbaceous flavor.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||The wine that comes from Carmenerese is a robust wine with a very intense and brilliant color, quite alcoholic and with a strong herbal flavor.
||Since 2009, the cultivation of the Vineyard Carmenere has become DOC in Veneto.