Chianti. Chianti. Chianti. The Italian,
genuine Italian pronunciation is, well, Chianti. Chianti. The Italians themselves would say:
Chianti. Note that in Italian the letter C and H together form the sound K,
hence KIANTI and certainly not SHIANTI. Then I in Italian forms the sound E
hence Chianti and not KIANTAY You certainly want to insist on the AN of Chianti.
the ANTI part. Chianti. Chianti. If you really want to pronounce in the Italian way: Chianti.
Chianti is arguably the most famous of all Italian wines, well,
certainly the most famous all across History being produced from the central
region that is Tuscany, right in between the cities of Florence and Siena, that
have been battling and competing with each other for centuries and centuries.
Chianti is that special wine region at relatively high altitude and a very
special terroir n between those two cities that is covered in medieval
castles, having been this battle ground for centuries and centuries
across the Middle Ages. You will find different regions different appellations
around Chianti. The center, the heart, the beating heart
of the Chianti appellation is going to be Chianti Classico. Chianti Classico. But
you will also find Chianti Rufina, Chianti Rufina. You will also find
County Colli Senesi. I will make separate videos about all these
different Chianti appellations. The grape behind Chianti is Sangiovese. I will
make a separate video about Sangiovese as well. I hope you enjoyed today’s video
on how to pronounce Chianti, and I will see you soon in the wonderful world of
wine. Julien Miquel, signing off! I will see you soon in the wonderful world of vino…