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Chianti

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Tuscany, Italy: Chianti Wine and Crete Senesi Regions

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What is Chianti/Tuscany wine?

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A wine-lover's guide to Chianti | The World of Wine

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Chianti! One of the best red wines of Italy

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WINE TASTING IN TUSCANY | Chianti, Italy

A Chianti wine is any wine produced in the Chianti region, in central Tuscany, Italy. It was historically associated with a squat bottle enclosed in a straw basket, called a fiasco. However, the fiasco is only used by a few makers of the wine as most Chianti is now bottled in more standard shaped wine bottles. Baron Bettino Ricasoli created the Chianti recipe of 70% Sangiovese, 15% Canaiolo and 15% Malvasia bianca in the middle of the 19th century.