Chianti is made primarily of the Sangiovese grape. (Chianti Classico must be made of 75 to 100 percent Sangiovese). The most famous grape of Italy is Sangiovese, responsible for three great wines of Tuscany: Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and Brunello di Montalcino. Along with Cabernet Sauvignon, it is also a major grape in many of the prestigious wines known as the Super Tuscans. Sangiovese is also produced in California.
Red to deep red
Raspberries, black cherries, blackberries, plums, spice and mocha
California and Italy (Tuscany)