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- n. Plural form of chianti.
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She hadn't been able to shake him off and learned not to want to anyway, he was the first recurring customer she'd had in months, and even though she had no taste for Rhine wines, she could trade them with the wine merchant in Effingham for full-bodied chiantis pretty much bottle for bottle, and the dried flowers she could burn in the ash can out back in between his visits.
"This wine needs more aging than other chiantis," said Eric Hemer, master of wine and educational director for Southern Wine & Spirits.
After the long-ass-name town, we went to an Italian vineyard in the country where we had a tour of the wine-making equipment, storage, and process, and then sat down for a home-cooked meal accompanied by a tasting of 7 different wines, including a white, chardonnay, rose, reds, and chiantis.
QOTD - i have not been drinking to many chiantis as of late, but i had a 2003 chianti classico reserva, DOCG "la Selvanella". it was a 03, so not very typical but it was tasty. granted it had a a lot of T & A, i was a fan. next time.