OWNER / The Casini brothers.
STAFF / Winemaking consultant: Franco Bernabei.
VINEYARDS / Single site with 12 hectares (acres) of vines. 400 metres (feet). Galestro and alberese soils.
POLYCULTURE / 3 hectares (acres of olives.
CERTIFICATION / 2019 First vintage with full organic certification.
CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG, I SODI / 2015 93% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo. Interesting mix of rich (smoky, barrel aged) fruit but light-texture at the Chianti Classico Anteprima 2018.
CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG RISERVA, I SODI / 2010 95% Sangiovese, 5% other grapes. Hint of burnt rubber on nose, broad red wine with plenty of texture and denseness. Commended at DWWA 29th April 2013. / 2014 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo. Well made lighter style at the Chianti Classico Anteprima February 2018.
IGT TOSCANO ROSSO DOC, VINA FARSINA / 2011 100% Sangiovese.
I Sodi, Loc. I Sodi, Monti in Chianti. I-53010 Gaiole in Chianti (SI = Siena), Italy / Tel+39 0577 747012 / www.agrisodi.com
Bill Nesto MW & Frances Di Savino, Chianti Classico, the Search for Tuscany’s Noblest Wine, (University of California Press, 2016).
Chianti Classico Anteprima, Stazione Leopolda, Florence on Monday 12th February 2018