DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Tuscany
, This compared to the "normal" Chianti
a level higher wine comes from the classic, dating back to 1716 from the Medici family
coming Grand Duke Cosimo III. (1642-1723) defined zone, which was then much smaller. In 1932, other areas or communities were added and completed the current area. The very wooded area covers 70,000 hectares, but only 7,000 hectares are used for viticulture. The suburbs of Florence form the north in the north, the Chianti mountains in the east, the rivers Pesa and Elsa in the west and Siena in the south the border. The round 70 kilometer wine route "Via Chiantigiana" connects...