Chianti DOCG: This is an appellation for only red wines in the region of Tuscany. Red Grape is Sangiovese.Wine Composition: Rosso (Rd): Minimum 70% Sangiovese; maximum 30% OARG (maximum 15% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon); maximum 10% OAWG; Rosso from subzone Colli Senesi only (Rd): Minimum 75% Sangiovese; maximum 25% OARG (maximum 10% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon); maximum 10% OAWG; Superiore (Rosso); Riserva (Rosso). The Minimum alcohol level is 11.5% for non-subzone Rosso, Colli Aretini, Colline Pisane, and Montalbano; 12.0% for Colli Fiorentini, Colli Senesi, Montespertoli, and Rufina; 12.0% for Superiore and for non-subzone Riserva; 12.5% for Riserva from all subzones except Colli Senesi; 13.0% for Colli Senesi Riserva
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