A New Nectar of the Gods

“Ruby cabernet is an unusual grape to use as a stand-alone varietal, but Tyler feels it makes sense.

Developed at the University of California at Davis in the 1940s, ruby cabernet is a cross between cabernet sauvignon and carignan. It is grown extensively in the Central Valley as a blend grape to add color and tannin to bulk wines, Tyler said.”

Yeah, but will it cellar well?

“Grape glut leads to prized new wine”

Via Scripps Howard News Service.

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