Bartali chain-smoked while he biked and drank glass after glass of Chianti the night before a race.
Both are very good Sangiovese based wines from Chianti and both are blended with traditional indigenous varieties.
We lingered a while over our Chianti, then quietly paid the check and departed.
There he drank three glasses of acid and biting Chianti, and felt better.
"I see you are Dyson, unchanged and unchangeable," said Salisbury, slowly sipping his Chianti.
The best German cookery has no charms for me, and I must have my Chianti.
Dominique was observed draining a glass of Chianti, and solemnly casting forth the last drops in libation.
As to the wine—well, it's Chianti or Lacrima Christi, if that means anything to you.
A famous wine named from Chianti, a mountain group near Siena, Italy.
He assured me with tears in his eyes that he had not even the price of a flask of Chianti in his pockets; but I was inexorable.
also chiante, kind of dry red wine, 1833, from Chianti Mountains of Tuscany, where the wine was made. "[L]oosely applied to various inferior Italian wines" [OED].