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A toast to Cabernet Sauvignon

Among the better Cabs I've come across is the Honig Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2010 vintage is rated 'outstanding' by Wine Spectator

Alok Chandra 

Alok Chandra

International Cabernet Day falls on September 1 - as good an excuse as any to write about the most widely-planted wine grape in the world. 'Cab' (as Cabernet Sauvignon, pronounced "cab er nay saw vee nyon", is popularly known) is a red wine grape that's actually a cross between Cabernet Franc (a red wine grape) and Sauvignon Blanc (a white wine grape).

This apparently happened by chance in France sometime in the 17th century, but the joint parentage was scientifically established only in 1996 by one Carole Meredith at the University of California, Davies. Cab is, of ...

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First Published: Sat, August 20 2016. 00:07 IST