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2020 The Count's Selection Charbono

The Buena Vista Vinicultural Society, formed in 1863 by the winerys founder, Count Agoston Haraszthy to further improve its winemaking prowess and expand its vineyards, has been restored as a collection of unique small-production wines that honor the winerys pioneering spirit and contribution to California winemaking. The Vinicultural Society explores clonal selections, varietals and the incredible terroir of Northern California. The Count's Selection Charbono hails from the Shypoke Vineyards old vines which are situated on the valley floor of Napa County in warm Calistoga. Also known as Bernardo, there are very few vineyards left planted to this unique varietal that was one of many brought back by the Count during his vine collecting expedition to Europe.

Our 2020 Charbono opens with aromas of plum, black cherries, and toasted almond. On the palate this wine is bright and juicy with blackberries, blueberries, and mushroom. This is a medium bodied red wine with bright acidity balanced by well integrated tannins and a long flavorful finish.



The grapes for the 2020 Charbono were harvested in the very early morning of September 25 2020. Within the Buena Vista cellars this wine was fermented in our open top fermenters with the native yeast. This wine was then aged in 100% French Oak with 10% new for 14 months.







Variety


100% Charbono


PH


3.75


Alcohol


13.5%


Total Acidity


6.4 g/L


Aging


18 months in 100% new French oak






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