Definition of Chianti in English:
noun (plural Chiantis)[mass noun]
A dry red Italian wine produced in Tuscany.
- In general, red and white wines keep for two to three days, although Rieslings, Sauvignon Blancs, some Chiantis, and Cabernet Sauvignons hold up to a week.
- Italian Chianti's are made with sangiovese grapes, and French Chablis are made from Chardonnay grapes.
- During his stay at an Italian hospital he charmed nurses and bribed porters into bringing him a steady stream of cognac, Cinzano vermouth, Marsala and Chianti.
named after the Chianti Mountains, Italy.
Definition of Chianti in:
- US English dictionary
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