Nose

Fruit aromas like blueberry with a hint of dried plum.

Palate

This vintage is a mid-full bodied wine. Robust, earthy flavor that make Charbono different and distinctive from other wines. Great finish with surprising vitality from good acidity. A lovely wine of bold color and bright fruit.

Growing Conditions

These Charbono grapes, estate grown on the Summers’ “Villa Andriana,” Vineyard in Calistoga, are nestled in deep, loamy, volcanic soil.

Aging

18 months in 80% American Oak, 20% French Oak, 50% New

Appearance

It has a deep purple color.

Food Pairing

Rack of Lamb, Gnocchi with Tomato Basil Sauce.