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September 15, 1996 Chilean Winery Revives Antique Bordeaux Grape Variety Bordeaux has not always relied on Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot for its red wines. In the mid-19th century, a grape called Carmenere, or Grande Vidure, was widely planted and highly prized there, especially in the Médoc.
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