Origin of Chianti
Examples from the Web for chianti
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.
Then, dashing off the Chianti, he ran to his room, smiling at the credulity of servant maids.The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin|Emilia Pardo Bazn
A flask of chianti was brought them, and later some goat's milk cheese.The Mystery of the Clasped Hands|Guy Boothby
The Italians have their dear domestic quarter, with Italian caricatures in the windows, Chianti and polenta in the taverns.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson
You eat at a big round table, with a great long-necked bottle of chianti swung on a balance in the centre.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
The best German cookery has no charms for me, and I must have my Chianti.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
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].