There are more acres of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes planted in the state of California than in the country of Chile.

Answer: False.

Cabernet sauvignon is a major variety in California—the state recorded 94,854 acres (38,386 hectares) of cabernet in 2019. But Chile had more with —106,255 acres (43,000 hectares). In Chile, cabernet sauvignon plantings account for just over 20% of Chile’s total vineyard area— almost four times more than the grape variety carménère, which is widely thought of as Chile’s signature grape.

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