Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $16
Search Rank 1492
Over all vintages, this was the 1492nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 603rd
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The Chianti Blend is a style of wine based on historical winemaking in Tuscany, Italy. The blend’s primary constituent is the dark-skinned Sangiovese grape, grown extensively in Tuscany and in a handful of places in the New World. What distinguishes the Chianti Blend from other wines is the addition of one or more of the Italian varieties, Canaiolo, Colorino, Ciliegiolo and Mammolo.
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Chianti, situated in Tuscany in central Italy, is home to probably the best-known and most iconic Italian wines in the world. Although a wine of ancient origin, Chianti has been recognized by its geographical area only since the Middle Ages. The zone was officially demarcated by Cosimo Medici III in the early 18th Century, and the wine’s defining character came about under the craftsmanship of Barone Ricasoli in the late 19th century. Back then, it was made using a wide range of local varieties, including white grapes, and eventually became the Chianti DOC in 1967.... more