Codirosso
Chianti

The Estate
Codirosso is produced on the hills between Pontassieve and Rufina, just a few kilometers east of Florence. The Grati brothers are the owners and the family has been growing grapes for 5 generations.


The Vineyard
The total vineyard land measures 100 hectares (247 acres). The soil is made up of clay, marl and limestone with a large percentage of rocks and stones for good drainage. The vines are 10-25 years old, with many 40-year-old vines. The average yield is 2.672 tons/acre. Vinification: Temperature controlled for 8 days (alcoholic), then 8 more days on the skins (maceration). The grapes grown are Sangiovese, Canaiolo, and Colorino along with Malvasia, Trebbiano, Cabernet and Merlot.


The Wine


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#I0EE124028SGM
UPC code: 7 84585 00288 7
2012 Codirosso, Chianti 12/750ml
90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino.
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 7 to 8 days on the skins. The juice is pumped over daily for 10 days at the beginning of the fermentation. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic.
Ruby red color with purple reflections.
Intense vinous bouquet with hints of violets and dark cherry fruit.
The flavor is full of ripe fruit and a hint of spice. It is well balanced and dry. The finish is persistent and satisfying.
Food pairing: grilled, braised or roasted meats

#I0EE124025SGM
UPC code: 7 84585 00288 7
2011 Codirosso, Chianti 12/750ml
90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino.
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 7 to 8 days on the skins. The juice is pumped over daily for 10 days at the beginning of the fermentation. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic.
Ruby red color with purple reflections.
Intense vinous bouquet with hints of violets and dark cherry fruit.
The flavor is full of ripe fruit and a hint of spice. It is well balanced and dry. The finish is persistent and satisfying.
Food pairing: grilled, braised or roasted meats

#I0EE124017SGM
UPC code: 7 84585 00288 7
2010 Codirosso, Chianti 12/750ml
90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino.
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 7 to 8 days on the skins. The juice is pumped over daily for 10 days at the beginning of the fermentation. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic.
Ruby red color with purple reflections.
Intense vinous bouquet with hints of violets and dark cherry fruit.
The flavor is full of ripe fruit and a hint of spice. It is well balanced and dry. The finish is persistent and satisfying.
Food pairing: grilled, braised or roasted meats

#I0EE124010SGM
UPC code: 7 84585 00288 7
2009 Codirosso, Chianti 12/750ml
90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo, 3% Colorino.
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 7 to 8 days on the skins. The juice is pumped over daily for 10 days at the beginning of the fermentation. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic.
Ruby red color with purple reflections.
Intense vinous bouquet with hints of violets and dark cherry fruit.
The flavor is full of ripe fruit and a hint of spice. It is well balanced and dry. The finish is persistent and satisfying.
Food pairing: grilled, braised or roasted meats


  National Retail Price: $12.99 / bottle