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The world-renowned Tuscan, Sangiovese-based wine was originally sold in straw-wrapped bottles called Fiascos. Chianti wines have many classifications by region and aging regime.

Primary Flavors

  • Cherry

  • Plum

  • Tomato Leaf

  • Leather

  • Clay Pot

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Medium-Full Body
  • High Tannin
  • Medium-High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV


  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $23.00

Food Pairing

High acid wines crave high acid foods. You'll do well with tomato-based sauces. Think spaghetti and meatballs or vegetable lasagna.

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