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Chianti

Line breaks: Chi|anti
Pronunciation: /kɪˈanti
 
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Definition of Chianti in English:

noun (plural Chiantis)

[mass noun]
A dry red Italian wine produced in Tuscany.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

named after the Chianti Mountains, Italy.

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