Ruby Cabernet

A cross of cabernet sauvignon and carignan, created in 1936 by famous University of California at Davis scientist Harold Olmo, Ph.D. Olmo’s intention, to make a grape the combined cabernet sauvignon’s quality and carignan’s drought tolerance, was not realized. Ruby cabernet does, however, make good jug wines.


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