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Trebbiano (aka +++)




In France, Trebbiano is mainly referred to as Ugni Blanc. However, in the Cognac region (where it is 1 of 3 grapes used to produce Cognac & Armagnac) Ugni Blanc is referred to as “Saint Emilion”- like the subregion of Bordeaux. This is extremely confusing, as St. Emilion wines are typically a red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot  (ratios vary).


Trebbiano (Italy) =  Ugni Blanc (France) = “Saint Emilion” (Cognac)

“Saint Emilion” (white grape, Cognac) >=< St. Emilion (red grape blend, Bordeaux)