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Carignan

Pronounced: Ka-rin-yan (aka Cariñena)

A red grape with high yields, which requires a warm climate. It is widely planted in France (exp. Languedoc), Spain (e.g. Priorat), Italy (esp. Sardinia), California, Australia. It is often blended with Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Mourvèdre and Merlot.

'Ruby Cabernet' is a term for Carignan when it is blended with Cabernet Sauvignon.

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