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2017 Charbono

Aroma – Deep base of cherry and currant with earthy, leathery notes. Dried fruits, licorice.

Palate – Full bodied, chewy tannins. Savory notes throughout with a long, complex finish.

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Description

Obscure in California and long steeped in uncertain origins, Charbono is at once a mystery and a cult favorite. Originally from the Savoie region of France, but nearly extinct in Europe, Charbono has made its way to small pockets around the world; it is estimated that there are only around 100 acres planted in California. Inky in color, and characterized by deep, rich tannins, this grape produces rustic wines imbued with savory, earthy notes. Perfumed floral and herbal notes add an elegance to the nose.

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Production Notes

95% Charbono, 5% Negroamaro
Vintage 2017
Wine Style Bold Red Wine
Appellation El Dorado
Harvest Date Fruit hand harvested October 16, 2017
Aging Aged 17 months in neutral French barrels
Ageability Drink through 2025
Bottling Date Bottled March 28, 2019
Residual Sugar 0.04
Alcohol % 13.5
Size 750 ml