The parentage of a classic wine grape, Cabernet Sauvignon

  title={The parentage of a classic wine grape, Cabernet Sauvignon},
  author={John E. Bowers and Carole P. Meredith},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
The world's great wines are produced from a relatively small number of classic European cultivars of Vitis vinifera L Most are thought to be centuries old and their origins have long been the subject of speculation1,2. Among the most prominent of these cultivars is Cabernet Sauvignon, described as “the world's most renowned grape variety for the production of fine red wine”3. Although now grown in many countries, Cabernet Sauvignon derives its fame from its long association with the Bordeaux… CONTINUE READING

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