Chianti & Chianti Classico

Chianti is synonymous with Tuscany (not for nothing is Tuscany sometimes nicknamed Chiantishire). The DOCG of Chianti covers a broad swathe of central Tuscany; whilst the original Chianti district (between Florence and Sienna) is much smaller and is allowed the more rarefied DOCG of Chianti Classico; most of the best wines of Chianti originate in this central Chianti Classico area.

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