Rustic with softened tannins, this Charbono, a rare sight in California where fewer than 100 acres are planted, is inky and mellow, its acidity a good match for a range of goopy, Italian-inspired foods.
User Avg Rating
Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.