Vigour: medium

Time of bud burst: late

Ripening: media

Production: average and constant

Bunch: medium small and medium compact

Berry: medium, spheroidal

Cultivation requirements: prefers sunny plots in the hills, stony or loamy, well-drained plain, to avoid too moist and fertile soils that induce the plant to the casting of flowers and poor lignification.

Sensitivity of adversity: the wood susceptible to disease and desiccation of the spine especially if grafted in soils rich in potassium.

Oenological potential: giving the finished product a deep red color tending to purple and a distinctive grassy flavor. Often vinified with other varieties improves sensory characteristics.

Originally from Bordeaux, the vine is widespread in temperate zones around the world. In Italy it was first introduced in Triveneto, finding successivmante distribution area, especially in geographical areas with higher thermal summations. The Cabernet Sauvignon comes from a spontaneous cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon.