Cabernet Sauvignon


What is Cabernet Sauvignon?

DNA research reveals that cabernet sauvignon is a hybrid of cabernet franc and sauvignon blanc. It is always recognizable and can adapt to a wide range of latitudes and environmental conditions without losing its quite often powerful identity. With bottle aging, it is capable of undisputed greatness. 


Evangelos Averoff first brought Cabernet Sauvignon to Greece in the early 1960s. By the 1970s Cabernet was the most widely planted grape of non-greek origin. Its aplantation sites ares slow maturing areas where grapes are picked late , due to altitutde. Cabernet is often blended with agiorgitiko, mavrodaphne, limnio and xinomavro.