Chianti


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dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany

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In Chianti, the wine's popularity and the region's traffic swelled vineyards to several subregions and 70,000 hectares, producing upward of 100 million bottles of its Sangiovese-based wine.
The family's revered approach to wine-making in Chianti has produced classics such as Castello Fonterutoli, Siepi and Ser Lapo - and at a tasting you get the full Tuscan experience, whether you're a wine buff or not.
98 a bottle in Asda, Cortebella Chianti Riserva 2009 is a decent mix of dark cherry with a touch of spice that earned an International Wine Challenge bronze.
During the five-day adventure, Soltani toured many villages, wineries, and restaurants to report on a series of festivals in the Chianti Classico wine region.
Chianti Classico is calling itself, "The New Chianti Classico.
Fact of the Week: The chianti name is given to a wide range of wines defined by certain grape varieties and produced over a vast area of Tuscany, mainly south of Florence.
But far and away, chianti tops the leaderboard when it comes to showcasing the flavours of Italy.
I set off with two friends in a hired car from Florence and headed straight to Chianti in Tuscany, where the landscape changed from city shops to sweeping views of cypress trees and grape vines.
The company has also expanded its pasta sauce line to include Roasted Garlic Chianti and Four-Herb Malbec Marinara varieties.
Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva, 2004 ($19.
The Consorzio del vino Chianti Classico, the body in charge of promoting wines from Italy's Chianti region, is targeting UK off-licence chains in a bid to boost sales.
The recipes feature such tempting fare as Lasagne con Ragu (Meat Lasagne), Costolette di Maiale con Salvia e Chianti (Pork Chops with Sage and Chianti), Frittata di Patate e Verdure (Potato and Vegetable Omelet), Pomodori Ripieni con Riso (Stuffed Tomatoes with Rice), and Semifreddo al Caffe (Coffee Parfait).
THE classic accompaniment to tomato-based pasta is Italy's most famous red wine, Chianti.