Cabernet

(redirected from Cabernets)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

Cabernet

 

varieties of French wine grapes. In the USSR the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc are grown in the Krasnodarsk and Stavropol krais of the RSFSR, in the Crimea and other regions of the Ukrainian SSR, in the Moldavian SSR, and in the Georgian SSR. They are used for producing high-quality dry red wines, fortified wines, and dessert wines. These grapes are also used in the production of champagne.

References in periodicals archive ?
An exotic blend of malbec, cabernet sauvignon, and cabernet franc aged 24 months in French oak.
Beneath the simple but classy black and white label, lies a cabernet sauvignon of finesse and depth - which scooped a silver during the first round of judging at this year's International Wine Challenge.
Originating from south-west France, the variety gained prominence through its blending with merlot and cabernet franc to produce some of the world's great wines from around Bordeaux.
California Many Cabernets will have been in contact with French oak and can be similar to Bordeaux in many respects.
"We add Merlot to our Cabernet Sauvignon to give it structure and concentration.
There are also a slew of tasty Cabernets on the market from numerous other countries, including Australia (big, teddy bear-esque Cabernets) and Chile (leaner, but good and juicy and bargain-priced).
Cabernet sales during the 52-week period rose 10% overall, including domestic and imported brands, for a gain of $121 million in the stores tracked by IRI.
Cabernet in less expensive price segments grew dramatically, too, even as average-priced bottles dipped slightly.
So will the 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet harvest save the day with an average crop and make Cabernet more affordable?