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What grapes are in Chianti?

What grapes are in Chianti?

Sep 21, 2022

Sangiovese is the dominant grape in both appellations. At least 80% of the grapes used to produce Chianti Classico must be Sangiovese. Instead, only 70% of the wine in Chianti must be Sangiovese. Additionally, Chianti accepts up to 10% of white grape types while Chianti Classico exclusively permits red grapes.

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