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The Cabernet Franc Grape Variety

    The Cabernet Franc grape is a Black berry variety and is mostly grown in Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli-Venezia Giulia region(s). The Cabernet Franc grapes are also widely present in a bigger area which includes Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto, Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Emilia-Romagna, Latium, Liguria, Lombardy, Marche, Molise, Piedmont, Sicily, Tuscany, Umbria regions as well. The Cabernet Franc grape belongs to the International varieties group. The wine made from the Cabernet Franc grapes is ruby red, intense and its taste is basically grassy, fruity, tannic, full bodied.

    Cabernet Franc grape

    Cabernet Franc Variety main information

      Berry colorBlack berry
      Vine categoryInternational varieties
      Registration year1970
      Authorized provincesBari, Bolzano, Brindisi, Lecce, Taranto
      Authorized regionsAbruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Emilia-Romagna, Latium, Liguria, Lombardy, Marche, Molise, Piedmont, Sicily, Tuscany, Umbria
      Recommended provinces, , , , , , , , , , , ,
      Recommended regionsSardinia

      Cabernet Franc ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      medium sized, five lobes.

      Grape descriptors

      medium, loose, medium, funnel-shaped, with 1-2 wing(s).

      Berry descriptors

      medium, spheroidal shape, thick, medium bloom and with blue-black skin.

      Cabernet Franc Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Cabernet Franc grapes has ruby red, intense colour. Its taste is grassy, fruity, tannic, full bodied.

      Featured Wine appellations for the Cabernet Franc variety

      Appellation nameTypeRegion
      Alto Adige o dell’Alto Adige DOCDOCTrentino-Alto Adige
      Alto Livenza IGTIGTFriuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto
      Alto Mincio IGTIGTLombardy
      Anagni IGTIGTLatium
      Arcole DOCDOCVeneto
      Arghillà IGTIGTCalabria
      Atina DOCDOCLatium
      Bagnoli di Sopra o Bagnoli DOCDOCVeneto
      Barco Reale di Carmignano DOCDOCTuscany
      Basilicata IGTIGTBasilicata
      Benaco Bresciano IGTIGTLombardy
      Bolgheri DOCDOCTuscany
      Breganze DOCDOCVeneto
      Calabria IGTIGTCalabria
      Carmignano DOCGDOCGTuscany
      Carso DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Castel del Monte DOCDOCPuglia
      Colli Aprutini IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Colli Berici DOCDOCVeneto
      Colli Cimini IGTIGTLatium
      Colli del Sangro IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Colli della Toscana Centrale IGTIGTTuscany
      Colli di Conegliano DOCGDOCGVeneto
      Colli di Parma DOCDOCEmilia-Romagna
      Colli Euganei DOCDOCVeneto
      Colli Maceratesi DOCDOCMarche
      Colli Pesaresi DOCDOCMarche
      Colli Tortonesi DOCDOCPiedmont
      Colline Frentane IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Colline Pescaresi IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Colline Teatine IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Collio Goriziano o Collio DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Conselvano IGTIGTVeneto
      Controguerra DOCDOCAbruzzo
      Corti Benedettine del Padovano DOCDOCVeneto
      Costa Viola IGTIGTCalabria
      Curtefranca DOCDOCLombardy
      Daunia IGTIGTPuglia
      del Vastese o Histonium IGTIGTAbruzzo
      delle Venezie IGTIGTFriuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige
      Emilia o dell’Emilia IGTIGTEmilia-Romagna
      Forlì IGTIGTEmilia-Romagna
      Friuli Annia DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Friuli Aquileia DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Friuli Colli Orientali DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Friuli Grave DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Friuli Isonzo o Isonzo del Friuli DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Friuli Latisana DOCDOCFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Frusinate o del Frusinate IGTIGTLatium
      Garda Colli Mantovani DOCDOCLombardy
      Garda DOCDOCLombardy, Veneto
      Lazio IGTIGTLatium
      Lipuda IGTIGTCalabria
      Lison Pramaggiore DOCDOCVeneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
      Locride IGTIGTCalabria
      Marca Trevigiana IGTIGTVeneto
      Marche IGTIGTMarche
      Maremma Toscana DOCDOCTuscany
      Merlara DOCDOCVeneto
      Mitterberg IGTIGTTrentino-Alto Adige
      Monferrato DOCDOCPiedmont
      Montecarlo DOCDOCTuscany
      Montecastelli IGTIGTTuscany
      Montello e Colli Asolani DOCDOCVeneto
      Montello Rosso o Rosso del Montello DOCGDOCGVeneto
      Montenetto di Brescia IGTIGTLombardy
      Montescudaio DOCDOCTuscany
      Murgia IGTIGTPuglia
      Palizzi IGTIGTCalabria
      Pellaro IGTIGTCalabria
      Piave DOCDOCVeneto
      Provincia di Mantova IGTIGTLombardy
      Puglia IGTIGTPuglia
      Ravenna IGTIGTEmilia-Romagna
      Riviera del Brenta DOCDOCVeneto
      Roma DOCDOCLatium
      Ronchi di Brescia IGTIGTLombardy
      Rosso Orvietano o Orvietano Rosso DOCDOCUmbria
      Rubicone IGTIGTEmilia-Romagna
      Salento IGTIGTPuglia
      San Ginesio DOCDOCMarche
      Scilla IGTIGTCalabria
      Sebino IGTIGTLombardy
      Sicilia DOCDOCSicily
      Tarantino IGTIGTPuglia
      Terre Aquilane o Terre de l’Aquila IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Terre di Chieti IGTIGTAbruzzo
      Trentino DOCDOCTrentino-Alto Adige
      Val di Neto IGTIGTCalabria
      Valdadige DOCDOCTrentino-Alto Adige, Veneto
      Valdamato IGTIGTCalabria
      Vallagarina IGTIGTTrentino-Alto Adige, Veneto
      Valle d’Itria IGTIGTPuglia
      Veneto Orientale IGTIGTVeneto
      Venezia DOCDOCVeneto
      Venezia Giulia IGTIGTFriuli-Venezia Giulia
      Verona o Provincia di Verona o Veronese IGTIGTVeneto
      Vicenza DOCDOCVeneto