Sightseeing Italy. 25 best places to visit

22. Wine Chianti route

The fact that Chianti is located between Florence and Siena, making it a fairly good place to visit.

This wine route is necessarily included in the program of their journey. You will know the aesthetic combination of art, history and culinary delights. It makes a great wine that can be tasted without any problems. One of the most famous wine regions in the world.



Most of the wineries in the Chianti Classico area are located deep into the valley and the area is not suitable for extensive auto traffic. Several of these wineries have convenient tasting rooms located near Greve in Chianti Village, which is about 30 Km from Highway Firenze — Siena.
Chianti Classico is the red Italian wine most known in the world. It’s the combination of the sangiovese vine with traditional cannaiolo, malvasia and trebbiano vines. His color is ruby red, almost garnet. The smell is intense, sweet violet. The flavoris sapid, slightly tannic. Gradation: 12 degrees at least. This wine is produced only in Tuscany, in the following typical areas: Chianti Classico, Montalbano, Rufina, Colli Fiorentini, Colli Senesi, Colli Aretini, Colline Pisane. The Chianti Classico area, between Florence and .iena, is the one where the production is the most antique.