A grape variety is a vine variety used to make wine.

Each variety has its own features and characteristics.

Carmenère" is a Bordeaux grape variety.

It is a cross between Cabernet Franc and Gros Cabernet.

Here are the king grape varieties in Bordeaux: 

Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Carmenère.

White: Sémillon, Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc