Provocation. But also revelation. Its history is wryly depicted on the label by a wolf in sheep's clothing. Carmènere is a grape originating in Bordeaux, long confused with Cabernet Franc. While they share organoleptic traits, the former is quite different, much more intense and spicy. In 1996 Ca' del Bosco asked the Agriculture Faculty at Piacenza's Sacred Heart University to trace its existence, origin and identity. Carmenero is distinctive for its very deep, dark color, potent, spicy aroma and full, rich, unusual taste.