What is another word for chianti?

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[ kjˈɑːnti], [ kjˈɑːnti], [ k_j_ˈɑː_n_t_i]

Chianti is a dry red wine that is produced in the Tuscany region of Italy, specifically in the Chianti DOCG. There are several synonyms for Chianti, such as Sangiovese, Brunello, Rosso di Montalcino, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Sangiovese is the primary grape used in Chianti production and is also the main ingredient for Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino wines. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is another Tuscan wine made from the Sangiovese grape, but it has a distinct flavor profile compared to Chianti. All of these wines are rich, full-bodied, and pair well with Italian dishes.

How to use "Chianti" in context?

Chianti is an Italian wine made from a blend of red and white grapes. The wine is usually made from merlot, cabernet sauvignon, and cabernet franc grapes, with the proportion of each varietal varying depending on the producer. In areas such as Tuscany, where the wine is typically made from a blend of different varieties, chianti grapes account for as much as 40% of the blend.

The region where chianti is produced has a long history dating back to the Etruscan Republic.

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