2005 Charbono "Villa Andriana Vineyard" (Summers)
Summers, Charbono "Villa Andriana Vineyard", Napa, California 2005100% Charbono DARK, BEEFY BERRY & SMOKY, SMOOTH VANILLA Charbono, a rare grape in the US, and for that matter anywhere in the world, is Italian in origin. Its name comes from the Italian word for "carbon" because of the black colored wine that it makes. Distinct from the intimidating color though is a smooth texture and friendly berry flavors bolstered by smoky vanilla flavors from aging in oak barrels. Try With: Beef or Sausage Lasagna. Charcoal grilled burgers with minimal toppings.