most prevalently in Toscana to provide balance in headstrong Sangiovese wines,
Colorino is also cultivated in Umbria, Le Marche, Lazio and Liguria, however,
it appears that Colorino might no longer be merely just a supporting grape.
Colorino’s high tannins, earthy notes and palate of soft apples and berries
have induced winemakers in recent years to begin experimenting more freely with
this varietal to produce monovarietal wines which as expected are an intense
dark red and full body, exhibit aromas of blueberries, plums and flowers, rich
flavors of blueberry, fresh herbs and thorn bush, complimented by rich spicy