Colorino is a grape used in the most important Tuscan blends (Chianti, Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, etc). As the name tells, it gives color to the wine and this helps a lot the Sangiovese as it is not so colorful.

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Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:
Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata
Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim

Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Tuscany.

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