This paper was presented by Brian at a conference in London, January 2014.
THE NOBLE HOUSE OF CARMENET.
Carmenet is an old Medoc synonym for Cabernet Franc.
It is also the name given to the Bordeaux family of wine-grape varieties by Levadoux in 1948 in his classification of France’s ampelographical assemblage into eco-georoups, varieties grouped by their region of origin and genetic relationships.
How do I know that? The bible tells me so!